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June 2, 2011

Bendakaya Gasagasala Vepudu ~ Okra Fry wirh Poppy Seeds

Ingredients :

Chopped Okra : 1 cup
Poppy Seeds : 1 to 2 tbsp
Dry Coconut : 1 inch piece
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Whole dried red chilli : 4
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad dal : 1/2 tsp
A pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp


Method :

Dry roast the poppy seeds and red chillies till aromatic or till they change color. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Grind the roasted poppy seeds along with coconut into a powder and set aside. Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves and chopped okra and fry for 2 minutes. Close with a lid and cook on low flame. Stir occasionally. When it's done, add the powdered poppy seeds and salt to it and mix well. Fry for a minute and switch off the heat. Serve hot with steamed rice.

22 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering and delicious fry...

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  2. Wow, love the recipe, very new, very tempting pic. I will give it a try.

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  3. Fry looks amazingly delicious and crispy.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Amazing combo..okras look so crisp and poppy imparts a wonderful flavour.

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  5. looks so yummy, never tried it with poppy seeds, interesting!

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  6. looks yummy and delicious ..

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  7. Love this veggie,looks delicious fry...yummy

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  8. This is a new okra dish!!Have to try it!!

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  9. wish we got poppy seeds here..i really miss it in my cooking..curry looks so yumm..

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  10. Perfect side dish for rice ,rasam.

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  11. Looks very gud with poppy seeds ..yum

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  12. Lovely picture.Great combination with poppy seeds
    South Indian Recipes

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  13. We prepare the same dish in our verision called 'Bhindi posto'Yours looks very tempting..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  14. This looks yummy! I like okra and never know how to cook it!

    ciao
    A.

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  15. Easy to make & yumm!!! Nice idea of adding khus khus...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  16. Yummy Vepudu, addition of gasagasalu is new for me.

    Prathima Shivraj
    http://tastyvantalu.blogspot.com/

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  17. Wonderful bowl of delicious okra fry..yumm!

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  18. love bhendi anytime, that's different, never used poppy seeds, I am in for it!,lovely click too

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  19. sounds interesting.have never used poppy seeds with okra:)

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