Recipe: Perfect Okra/ Vendakka Sambar

Okra/ Vendakka Sambar.

Okra/ Vendakka Sambar You can have Okra/ Vendakka Sambar using 20 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Okra/ Vendakka Sambar

  1. It’s of pressure cook–.
  2. Prepare of toor dhal.
  3. Prepare of tomatoes.
  4. You need of garlic cloves.
  5. You need of tspn asofetida/ hing.
  6. It’s of tspn turmeric powder.
  7. Prepare of Vegetable–.
  8. Prepare of Ladies finger/okra.
  9. Prepare of tempering–.
  10. You need of vadavam.
  11. It’s of dry red chilli (broken).
  12. It’s of onion (chopped).
  13. You need of tomatoes (chopped).
  14. You need of red chilli powder.
  15. It’s of turmeric powder.
  16. It’s of salt.
  17. Prepare of oil.
  18. It’s of soak–.
  19. Prepare of Tamarind(lemon size)in ½ cup water.
  20. You need of coriander leaves (chopped).

Okra/ Vendakka Sambar instructions

  1. Take all the ingredients under To pressure cook in a cooker, add water and cook for 4 whistles. Lower flame for 10 minutes..
  2. Soak tamarind in water. Take ladies finger and dry roast till stickiness disappears. Keep aside..
  3. Heat oil in a vessel, add vadavam and dry red chilli. (Instead of vadavam you can also add mustard seeds,urad dhal, fenugreek seeds and chopped shallots and fry till dark brown).
  4. Next add curry leaves,1 tbspn coriander leaves..
  5. Now add onions and saute till translucent. Then add tomatoes cook till mushy..
  6. Add salt and red chilli powder. Saute till raw smell goes..
  7. Mash the cooked dhal in pressure cooker and add the ladies finger to it..
  8. Extract tamarind water. Add dhal and tamarind water. Check salt and tanginess. Cover and cook till it boils..
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice or for tiffin..