Bendekayi Chutney/ Okra Chutney

My love for Okras is legendary. Keep searching for new ways to eat them. Pushing mom for those forgotten recipes, came across this recipe. Mom made it after a long time and it was a super hit. I have been making it regularly these days.


We will need,

Okra/ Bendekai/ lady's finger 1 lb
Green Chillies 6 -10 adjust according to taste
Tamarind extract 1 tsp
Garlic 3 cloves
Curry leaves a handful
fresh Coriander a handful
Mustard 1/4 tsp
Peanut Oil 1 tbsp
Salt

Method:
  • Clean Okras and wipe it dry, any water on them makes them a lot more slimy. Dice them and toast them on a hot skillet till the edges char. Set them aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, drop the mustard seeds, curry leaves and the crushed garlic. Once the spluttering stops, toss in slit green chillies. Saute.
  • Add the okras and toss. Remove from heat.
  • Once the mixture is slightly cool, pile the okra mixture and the remaining ingredients in a food processor and pulse. Better yet, pile everything into a mortar-pestle and pound it till well mixed and coarse.
  • Serve with hot rice and lots of ghee.

10 comments:

Tina said...

Chutney looks delicious...

shanthi said...

Sounds interesting

Sarah Naveen said...

This is new to me..looks so yummy!!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Never heard of okra chutney. Would love to try,looks very appetising. Thanks for sharing a wonderful recipe.

ARUNA said...

Nice one!!!

Sush said...

never heard of bendekai chutney.., seems interesting Smitha.

Nisha said...

Never heard of this one

Leena said...

Hi,First time here,stopped by seeing the word "Kannada",u have a lovely space with tantalising recipes,glad to follow u...Bendekai chutney is new to me and looks so yummy...

Varunavi said...

This also sounds interesting,never heard of bendekai chutney :)

Richard said...

Made it tonight. May have not quite had enough okra vs chillie. YEAH!