Sunday, May 29, 2011

Vendaikkai Masiyal |Ladies Finger in dal curry

Vendaikkai Masiyal is a simple dish. This is my favorite , my mom prepare this masiyal when ever i go . Best combination with steamed rice and potato fry. I make this often here and this is a favorite dish for my daughter too. This will not taste like sambar, but this will looks like sambar.Here i have used toor dhal, we can use moong dhal also instead of toor dhal.
                                Fenugreek changes its taste and  this will be aromatic, I can call this masiyal as an authentic recipe. When it is prepared in Kal Satti it tastes awesome. My mom prepare all the  kuzhambu varieties in Kal Satti. That gives a different taste and aroma. Simple recipe at home for a change, try it out instead of sambar  and  Here we go in to the recipe.

Vendaikkai (ladies finger) – 250gms (cut as 1inch strips)
Tomato – 1no (chopped)
Green chili – 2no
Toor dhal – ¼ cup (cooked)
Tamarind juice – ½ cup (thick)
Turmeric powder
Channa dhal- 1tbsp
Urad dhal – 1tsp
Mustard seeds – 1tsp
Fenugreek – 1tsp
Kuzhambhu powder – 1tsp
Oil for seasoning
Curry leaves few.
Salt to taste
Fry vendaikkai in oil and keep aside. Pressure cook toor dhal . Heat oil in the pan.
Splutter mustard seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal, fenugreek . fry well till the nice aroma. Add tomato and green chili, fry well till it the tomato cooks well. Then add the ladies finger, curryleaves  and cook everything to gether. Add salt, turmeric powder  and kuzhambu powder.  Now pour the tamarind juice and little water. Close the lid and allow to boil for 10min. till the raw flavor goes. Now add 2tbsp of toor dhal. Keep in sim for 5min. serve hot with steamed rice.

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Aarthi said...

this looks really yummy

Reva said...

Vendai is one of the healthiest veggie around ... loved this preparation..

Priya said...

Anything with ladies finger goes directly to my fav list, masiyal tempts me a lot...yumm!

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Masiyal looks so wonderful and very tempting !!

harini-jaya said...

What is this Kuzhambhu powder? Can you elaborate on the ingredients in it?

kaveri said...

Love vendakkai in any form...this is a nice variation to the usual sambar..looks yummy

Jayashree said...

Looks tangy and yum.

Raji said...

Mom's recipe always rocks and this masiyal seems to be very tempting.

Prathima Shivraj said...

Dal curry looks yummy, healthy too.

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Prathima Shivraj

Authenticoriyafood said...

Yummy dal with ladies-finger......MOUTH-WATERING!!!

jayasree said...

Loved this version of dal with vendakkai. Sounds delicious.

Vardhini said...

Love the preparation. Okra is my favorite.


vaishali sabnani said...

ladies fingers r a hot fav for me...curry looks great!

Chitra said...

lovely yummy dal curry with my fav okra..


Wish to have this with rice! Love the recipe very much!

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious dear :)

Sanctified Spaces said...

Nice and unique masiyal..have not heard of this before.

Pavani said...

That's a yummy dish with ladies finger..

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Sanjeeta kk said...

Like the combo of veggie with lentil!

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