Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Okra Sambar (Mangalore style)

1 1/2 cups okra (cut to 1" inch long)
lemon size tamarind soaked and extract the juice
salt to taste
2 tsp Jaggery
1 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp coriender seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp bengal gram
1 tsp black gram
1 tsp raw white rice
5-6 Red chilies
few curry leaves
1/2 tsp asafioetida powder

Heat a pan and roast the ingredients listed above and grind by adding little water to fine paste.Keep aside
In a saucepan with medium heat add 2 cups of water, tamarind juice,turmeric, jaggery and salt to taste.
In a pan fry the okra until it turns light golden and add to the tamarind water and cook until the okra becomes soft. Now, add the paste and cook for 5 mins or till it is well blended.
Serve with white rice.


Sushma Mallya said...

gravy looks so nice and am sure must be really delicious with full of flavours and a good one to have with rice...

ARUNA said...

very tempting, looks great!

Asha said...

Slurp! I love Okras, beautiful looking sambhar.

nitin said...

I would definitely like to try this. Looks Yummy!


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