Few More Onam Recipes on the blog:
- Mathanga Thoran
- Vazhakka Thoran
- Mango Sambar
- Banana Chips
- Sharkara Upperi
- Ada Pradhaman
- Homemade Fresh Ada
- Beetroot Pachadi
- Parippu Curry
- Cucumber Pulissery
How to Make Kerala Vendakka Thoran Recipe:
How to Make Kerala Vendakka Thoran Recipe. Kerala Style Okra Stir Fry with fresh coconut. An easy recipe for Onam Sadya
- 3.5 cups Okra / Ladies Finger sliced
- 1/2 cup Fresh Coconut
- 3 - 4 Green Chillies
- 6 Shallots
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
- 1 Garlic Clove optional
- 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
- 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
- Salt to taste
Wash, wipe and slice the okra and set aside.
Heat coconut oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds and urad dal and let them splutter. Add the curry leaves and saute for a few seconds.
Add 3 chopped shallots to it and fry until transparent.
Now add the chopped okra and saute for a minute.
Sprinkle a very little water and cover with a lid. Let it cook on a low – medium flame until pieces are cooked.
Keep stirring occasionally.
Grind the remaining shallots, garlic clove, turmeric powder, fresh coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds to a little coarse paste and set aside.
When the okra pieces are cooked, add the ground coconut mixture to it.
Add salt and mix everything.
Fry for 2 – 3 minutes and turn off the flame.
Serve hot with rice.
Use coconut oil for the authentic flavor and taste.
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