Friday, September 03, 2010


This is a very different pachadi and tasty too. More suitable for pulao varieties.

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Ladies finger- 250 gm
Enough fresh curd
Finely chopped onion-1
Finely chopped tomato- half cup
Finely chopped green chillies-2
Shredded ginger- half sp
Cumin seeds-half sp
Asafetida pr- half sp
Turmeric powder- half sp
Finely chopped coriander- 2 tbsp
Sambar podi- half sp
Oil- 2 tbsp
salt to taste

Wash and cut the vegetable in to thin slices.
Heat a kadai and pour the oil.
Add the cumin seeds and when they start to splutter, add the ladies fingers and fry on slow fire.
After a few minutes, add the onions with the green chillies.
Fry them for a few minutes.
Then add the tomato with the powders and salt and cook until the ladies fingers become soft.
When the ladies fingers are still in green colour, sprinkle the sambar powder and cook for a few seconds mixing well.
Add the coriander.
When cooled, mix in with a liberal quantity of fresh curd.
Now the pachadi is ready for serving!!