Monday 19 March 2012

Bhindi Raita (Fried Okra in Yogurt)

bhindi raita

Bhindi raita or okra raita is a South Indian style raitha where it is also called 'Vendaikai Thayir Pachadi'. Small sized bhindi is good for this raita.
Recipe of bhindi raita/ okra raita
200 gms bhindi (okra) - cut into small pieces
2 cups dahi (curds/ yogurt) - whisked
4 tbsp + 1 tsp oil
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 dry red chilli
1. Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the okra. Keep aside.
2. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and dry red chilli. When they splutter, remove.
3. Add fried bhindi, salt and above tempering of mustard seeds and red chilli to the well beaten yogurt. Serve okra raita chilled.

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