Gokulashtami Recipes 2016 - Krishnashtami Naivedyam Recipes - Janmashtami Recipes
View full collection here

June 20, 2011

Bendakaya Pappula Vepudu ~ Okra Fry with Spicy Dalia Powder

Ingredients :

Chopped Okra : 1 cup
Spicy Dalia Powder : 1 to 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 2 sprigs
Dried Red Chillies : 2
A big pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Wash and dry the okra, chop them into small pieces. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop tossing, add the curry leaves and red chillies and fry for a few seconds. Now add the chopped okra and turmeric powder and mix well. Fry for a few minutes and cover with a lid. Let them cook on a low flame, stirring occasionally. When it's done, add the spicy dalia powder and salt and fry for another 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve with hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.


  1. Great side dish for rice,spicy and tempting.

  2. Wow!! it sounds interesting and looks very tempting..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

  3. Tempting and crispy looking fry...

  4. This is really a droolworthy okra fry..lovely addition of spices.

  5. Droolworthy fry, would love to finish that whole dish rite now..

  6. Too good......will be great with white rice & dal!!

  7. Spicy and delicious recipe...love to have as side for rice and curd....

  8. Yum, looks delicious and spicy and my kind :)

  9. very interesting n delicious okra..looks great..

    Some awards are waiting for you at my space. Please accept them :)

  10. very tempting ... okra is my fav. curry ... yummy.. first time here... you have lovely collection of recipes.... glad to follow you ...

  11. Yummy and delicious. Looks so good. Nice recipe. YUM!

  12. Novel treatment of okra.....this is so totally lip-smacking!

    Vegetarian Cultural Creatives

  13. This is my first visit to your blog and it is delicious! The flavors are wonderful and the dishes look beautiful. I love the flavors of these dishes.
    I enjoyed my visit very much and I am following your blog. I hope that you will visit my blog too and follow it if you like it. Thank you and blessings, Catherine

  14. Nice n delicious stir fry..looks yumm

  15. Okra fry looks spicy, yummy and tempting.

  16. woww.. this looks so spicy.. loved the color.. :)

  17. Looks spicy and tempting.Would love to have with curd rice
    South Indian Recipes

  18. so tempting and wonderful fry !!

  19. I just want to take it right away ;) guess its all gone by now..I learnt a similar side dish recipe from a andhra frnd using dalia n garlic...but not with okra though and also it is not a crispy side dish like this...but i cud really smell the taste of garlic n dalia...just awesome!!!

  20. Looks so yummy and tempting bendakaya ullikaram,simply superb.


Thank you very much for dropping by and leaving your comments, your comments are really appreciated.

Note: Please don't leave links back to your site or to your event announcements. Any comments with external links will not be published.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...