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This yummy recipe is from Divya Pramil's space . for her virtual birthday party.


Lady's finger / Vendakkai - 250 gms 
Pearl onions - 5 
Big onion - 1 
Tomato - 1 
Garlic pods - few
Ginger-Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - 1 small lemon size 
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste 


1 . Soak tamarind and set aside for few minutes.
2. Heat oil in a pan . Once hot ,add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. 
3. When it splutters , add chopped onions and saute until it turns translucent. 
4. Now add ginger garlic paste , salt, red chilli powder and saute well until the raw smell leaves. 
5. Now add the sliced tomato and saute for a minute.
6. Then add the chopped lady's finger and saute well for 2 minutes.
7. Now pour the tamarind water .
8. Cook in slow flame until the lady's finger pieces gets cooked and the water is drained out . 

Serve hot with Rice .

Linking it with Vegan Thursday with Priya akka .


Unknown said…
Lovely curry MM ka :) definitely a must try
Unknown said…
i not a fan of okra, but im drooling over this
Lovely tangy Pauli kootu....
Lifewithspices said…
wow wld like to try it..
Akila said…
Yummy yummy n tangy tangy...
Unknown said…
Wow! Nice and lovely kootu Shama.. Loved it :-)
Unknown said…
Nice and tempting dish.. love it!!
yummy and tangy kulambu
Unknown said…
tempting and delicious..
Divya A said…
Thank u so much akka for trying the recipe and for the wonderful virtual party :) hope u liked the dish akka :) <3 hugsss
Unknown said…
Looks yum and quite healthy too, like the spice mix used here
Gajus kitchen said…
looks tempting and would like to try this puli kootu
Unknown said…
Nice curry Shama
Priya Suresh said…
Fingerlicking dish,yummy kuzhambu.
yummy dish n nice treat 2 divya..
Shanthi said…
Nice one . Tempting and wonderful. :)
Shanthi said…
Nice one . Tempting and wonderful. :)
Shree said…
great dish for a perfect birthday treat !

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
Dried Mint - 5 tsps
Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


1) Dry fry them one by one and grind them to a fine powder with sufficient salt.
2) Store them in an air tight container.

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