Saturday, July 4, 2009

Venkakai Kozhambu ( Okra Currry)


Okra- 1cup
Small Onion - 8
Tomato - 2
Tamarind - small ball - soaked in 1 cup water
Chilli and Coriander powder - 1tbsp each
Tumeric powder - a pinch
Garlic - 2

Fry the okra in little oil till the stickiness of okra goes away.

1.In a pan add little oil and then add then add the chopped garlic or the full one.
2.Then add onion and saute till golden brown.
3.Add tomato next and cook until its mushy.
4.Add the Okra and leave it closed for about 5mins.
5.Add tamarind paste with water and salt and let it boil for 2mins.
6.Then add the turmeric,chilli and coriander powder and mix well.
7.If its very thick add more water and keep it in medium flame closed with a lid.Add the fried okra.
8.Cook it until the raw smell goes and serve with hot plain rice.


  1. Delicious puli kulambu... perfect with rice....

  2. Hello Aarthi.... have added ur blog in my blogroll ... check out whenever possible :)

  3. Yumm i love this kuzhambu much, i can definitely says its my fav!

  4. Thanks padma for adding.Yes I did see it.