Bendakaya Pulusu (Okra in Tamarind Gravy) Recipe

 
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Bendakaya Pulusu (Okra in Tamarind Gravy)
How to make Bendakaya Pulusu (Okra in Tamarind Gravy)
  • Chef: Kishore D Reddy
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Okra in tamarind gravy or Bendakaya pulusu is a popular dish in Andhra Pradesh. The okra fried in mustard seeds is soaked in a pulp rich tamarind sauce that makes it sour and tangy.

Ingredients of Bendakaya Pulusu (Okra in Tamarind Gravy)

  • 250 gm okra
  • 75 ml oil
  • 05 gm mustard seeds
  • 03 gm curry leaves
  • 10 gm green chillies
  • 03 gm asafoetida
  • 100 gm onions
  • 05 gm turmeric
  • 20 gm red chilli powder
  • 75 gm sambhar powder
  • Salt
  • 100 gm tamarind water

How to Make Bendakaya Pulusu (Okra in Tamarind Gravy)

  • 1.Cut the okra in pieces about 1 inch in length.
  • 2.Soak the tamarind and extract the pulp.
  • 3.Chop onion and green chillies.
  • 4.Heat oil and add mustard seeds. Wait for it to crackle and then add onions to it.
  • 5.Saute onions until translucent.
  • 6.Add curry leaves and all powders.
  • 7.Mix in the okra and saute on a slow flame for 5 minutes.
  • 8.Add tamarind and water to thin the gravy, boil until the okra is cooked.
  • 9.Simmer on a slow fire for 10 minutes.

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