Okra and Drumstick Tamarind Curry

Okra and Drumstick Tamarind Curry
Serving size:4

1 cup murungakai
1 cup okra
1 big lemon sized tamarind
1tsp chilli powder
1tsp coriander powder
A pinch of turmeric powder
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1tbsp curry powder
1tsp cumin seeds
1/4tsp fenugreek seeds
1 cup chopped shallots
2 tomatoes chopped
10 garlic cloves
a few curry leaves
chopped coriander leaves
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut roasted with 1/2tsp fennel seed-grind to paste

Preparation Methods:

Stir-fry both chopped vegetables with a 1tsp of oil separately until half tender and keep aside. Soak the tamarind in warm water for an hour . Prepare a thick liquid and strain the juice.In a kadai, add 3 teaspoonful of oil and heat it. Add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add cumin seeds,curry leaves,garlic cloves and fenugreek. Then fry the onions and tomatoes.When the onion and tomatoes mixture turns slightly brown add the all the vegetables and the spice powders. Saute till the raw smells of the spice powder are removed and the pour in the prepared tamarind juice-bring to a boil. Adjust the level of salt and thin the gravy with hot water if you find it's too thick.Finally add the grind coconut paste and cook for few second. Don not allow the gravy to boil.Remove and transfer to a serving bowl with chopped coriander leaves.


Tina said…
Yummy and delicious..Nice combination with rice...
2 of my favorite vegetables. never tried this preparation though...
Sarah Naveen said…
Yummy yumm curry...
Looks so delicious..
Sushma Mallya said…
unique combo,sounds interesting...
Priya Suresh said…
Never combined okra and drumsticks, unique dish..
Faiza Ali said…
interesting combination of okra and drumstick...looks yummy.
Rachana said…
Looks yummy... great combination:)
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gtyuk said…
murungakka and okra in puli kozhambu, Mmmmm, perfect match, oru pudi pudichida vendidhane :):):)
Thank u so much lovely ladies..it was-indeed very good.Have with steaming white with some ghee:)