Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu / Ladys Finger Tamarind Gravy is a simple side dish with rice.
Chop Ladys Finger into half inch pieces. Add Sesame Oil in a frying pan and heat it. Add chopped Ladys Finger and salt and saute until Ladys Finger cooks well.
Soak Tamarind in 1/2 cup of water for 10 minutes. Squeeze out the juice from tamarind and remove the tamarind and throw away.
Dry roast Coriander Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Dry Red Chillies and Coconut separately. Grind them with water into a paste.
Heat oil in a frying Pan. Add Mustard and Urad Dal. Allow them to splutter.
Add onion and curry leaves and saute them until the onion gets glossy.
Add tomato and a pinch of salt and saute them until mushy.
Add the roasted ladys finger. Saute them in low flame for 2 minutes.
Add the coconut paste, Tamarind Paste, Turmeric Powder, salt to taste and Sambar powder and cook until the oil separates in the sides of the vessel.
Ladys Finger Puli Kuzhambu is now ready to serve.
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