Monday, October 29, 2012

Vendakkai Masala (Okra/Bhindi Gravy)

Vendakkai/Okra – 1/2 kg
Onion - 3
Tomato – 3
Green chilli – 2 no 
Garlic - 6 cloves
Ginger – 1 inch
Red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder – 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
Pepper powder – 1 tbsp
Cumin powder – ½ tbsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tbsp
Salt – as per taste
Oil – 3 tbsp
Fennel seed – 1 tbsp
Clove – 4 no

Method :

Wash and cut the okra into medium pieces.

Cut onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli into a fine pieces.Grind tomato into smooth paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add okra,salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder and fry till cooked & Keep    

Heat oil in an another pan,add fennel seeds, clove,cinnamon,onion,ginger,garlic, green chilli, & salt and fry till onion turns transparent.

Add ground tomato paste,red chilli powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,pepper powder,garam masala powder and fry it well till oil separates from the gravy. 

Now add fried okra in the gravy and mix it well.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with steamed rice or chapati.


  1. yummy and simple gravy for roti or rice

  2. Delicious and yummylicious masala.

  3. favourite okra masala

  4. favorite okra masala

  5. Yummy okra recipe!!!

  6. super inviting dear!!!Join me in Fast Food - Vermicilli Event.

  7. looks yummy this week I will prepare this dish