Vendakkai Thoran

A simple vegetarian recipe with Lady’s finger. It is good to go with Rice and Sambar, dal,moru curry, rasam,…..

Also check the other ladys finger recipes.

Vendakkai moru curry

Vendakkai Pachadi

Crispy fried Lady’s finger

Kurkuri bhindi

Spicy Lady’s finger stir fry

Vendakkai puli Kuzhambu

Lets see how to cook it.

Preparation Time: 20 mins

Cooking Time : 20 mins

Serves : 3


Oil – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Onion – 1(medium sized, sliced)

Lady’s finger – 250g (cut into small pieces)

Curry leaves – a few

Salt to taste

For Crushing

Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp


1.Heat oil in a pan.I used coconut oil.Then add mustard seeds.let them splutter.Add the sliced onions.saute them to light golden.Then add sliced lady’s finger into it.Saute it in the oil.Cook until the slimeness of it leaves and it is nicely cooked.

2.Crush grated coconut, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and red chilli powder in blender with pulse mode.

3.Add salt , curry leaves to the veggie.Then add the crushed coconut masala.Saute it and cook in low flame for 5 mins.Then switch off the flame.

Serve with Rice and sambar or dal or any Kuzhambu.

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