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This is one of our favorite and simple to make. It has mild sour, spice taste in it. It goes will with hot steamed rice, rasam and moore kulambu too. Here is the recipe...

Ingredients :

Okra - 2 cups (Washed and sliced)
Tamarind paste - 2 tbsp (thick pulp)
Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Jaggery - 1/2 tbsp
Salt - as required

Seasoning :

Mustard - 2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Red chilli - 2

Method :

1. Dilute the tamarind with 2 cups of water and add the turmeric,chilli powder, jaggery in it.
2. Now add the okra in it and let it cook for some time once it is done only very little water will be left or no water if there is water just drain it.
3. Now heat oil in the frying pan add the seasoning one by one and add the okra to it.
4. In the medium flame saute it until it is roasted check for salt and add if necessary.
5. Serve with roti or rice.

Preeti Kashyap  – (August 28, 2009 at 11:07 AM)  

Pavithra i love the egg curry and mushroom masala...yummmmmm. I will soon make the mushroom masala soon and link u as the source!

chow and chatter  – (August 28, 2009 at 11:39 AM)  

oh i like the okra recipe will try this one

Unknown  – (August 28, 2009 at 11:49 AM)  

bendakaya pullakura look so mouthwatering. Tempting and beautiful entries.

Padma  – (August 28, 2009 at 11:57 AM)  

Nice okra koora Pavithra... that too soaked in tamarind and jaggery.... too good and also all the other dishes for the event looks lovely

Nithya  – (August 28, 2009 at 12:05 PM)  

Nice curry and lovely entries for events. :)

GEETHA ACHAL  – (August 28, 2009 at 12:10 PM)  

Lovely Dishes....pavithra...

Love the okra tamring curry...sounds yummy

Priya Suresh  – (August 28, 2009 at 12:21 PM)  

Lovely okra curry and prefect entries for viki's event..

Preeti Kashyap  – (August 28, 2009 at 12:32 PM)  

oops sorry...but isint it egg on top??? looks like boiled egg to it for decoration?

sangeeta  – (August 28, 2009 at 12:56 PM)  

the okra looks so good ....i'll try this definitely as my garden is producing lots of okra n i am trying new ways to cook it...but i think i'll skip the jaggery.

lata raja  – (August 28, 2009 at 1:10 PM)  

Viki can throw all whole week's party girl with all your dishes alone.

Anupama  – (August 28, 2009 at 1:15 PM)  

I simply love your presentation. It is just awesome :-)

Mythreyi Dilip  – (August 28, 2009 at 1:25 PM)  

Okra recipe is very different, never used tamarind with okra. Looks yummy...

kitchen queen  – (August 28, 2009 at 1:39 PM)  

Hi pavithra ur okra recipe is yummy. I shall try it.

Aps Kitchen  – (August 28, 2009 at 1:54 PM)  

Hey Pavithra i never tried using tamarind in ladys finger....gr8 entries.:)

chakhlere  – (August 28, 2009 at 2:03 PM)  

WOW!!All the dishes are so yummy!! I love Panner butter masala very much.

ST  – (August 28, 2009 at 3:08 PM)  

Looks very tasty and delicious dear:)

Bhawna  – (August 28, 2009 at 4:08 PM)  

Koora is very different and new recipe for me. all ur recipes are presented in a way that I can use them as a decoration pieces for the centre table.Gosh...ur too good.

Christo Gonzales  – (August 28, 2009 at 5:10 PM)  

oh boy do I wish I could come to the party!

Vidhya  – (August 28, 2009 at 6:18 PM)  

wow Pavithra those are some delicious entries...

kittymatti  – (August 28, 2009 at 7:35 PM)  

wow!!! they look simply superb! too good:)

Raks  – (August 28, 2009 at 7:54 PM)  

One have to drool on ur pictures first b4 going through the post!!! lovely presentations!

Nandinis food  – (August 28, 2009 at 8:16 PM)  

All the dishes makes me mouthwatering. Perfect entries for the event.

Sarah Naveen  – (August 28, 2009 at 9:25 PM)  

Wow!!! Yummy entries..all looks wonderful!!1

Unknown  – (August 28, 2009 at 9:32 PM)  

Lovely dishes, Pavithra only you can decorate even a okra curry so tastefully. Very lovely presentation, i am learning to present and decorate from your photos for sure.

admin  – (August 28, 2009 at 9:32 PM)  

ur gobi mutter looks mouth watering Pavithra :P

Anonymous –   – (August 28, 2009 at 9:40 PM)  

உங்களுடைய கோபி மட்டர் பார்கவே ரொம்ப அழகா இருக்கு...இனிக்கி நானும் டாமரின்ட் ட்ரை ஓக்ரா கறி தான் செய்தேன்..எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடிக்கும்..மின்ட் ரசத்துடன் ஓக்ரா கறி என் பேவரைட்)


Tulip  – (August 29, 2009 at 12:40 AM)  

Hi, thanks for your comment in my blog. YOur blog is soo nice and the recipes so yummy !! all the side dishes are mouth-watering !! and I must say, your garnishing is absolutely great ! :)
Will visit again :)

Indian Khana  – (August 29, 2009 at 2:36 AM)  

Okra in tamarind sounds gud....looks yum...shall try

lubnakarim06  – (August 29, 2009 at 3:56 AM) many yummylicous recipes....never tried jaggery with okra....will try this version soon...looks very yum...

Naamellaam  – (August 29, 2009 at 4:24 AM)  

Beautifully presented. So artistic and inviting.

Saritha  – (August 29, 2009 at 7:56 AM)  

Loved the bendi fry,new to me,will try this :)

Abhilash  – (August 29, 2009 at 2:30 PM)  

OKRA recipe appears to be simple and looks nice...

Raje  – (August 29, 2009 at 7:00 PM)  

mushroom curry looks awesome! got to try it soon

Reeni  – (August 29, 2009 at 7:16 PM)  

I love tamarind and I love this Koora!! Everything looks absolutely gorgeous!

sathya  – (August 29, 2009 at 7:24 PM)  

Delicious okra, wonderful entries!
first time to your blog, you have a kewl space and wonderful recipes :).
Following you!

Jeyashris Kitchen  – (August 29, 2009 at 11:25 PM)  

wow what a display of dishes . Great tecipes to enter the event.Love ur okra curry too. Will try soon ur mushroom recipes.

Rekha shoban  – (August 30, 2009 at 2:01 AM)  

nice presentation pavithra...really gud job

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (August 30, 2009 at 6:59 AM)  

All look lovely and yummy. Nice entries for the events.

lissie  – (August 30, 2009 at 9:34 AM)  

wow, the okra fry sounds yummy! great entries for the event!

Please collect your gift from my blog..

priya  – (August 30, 2009 at 12:08 PM)  

I wud like to gift u an award...plz collect it frm my blog!

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian)  – (August 30, 2009 at 3:47 PM)  

We love ladies finger made this way-beautiful presentation style :)

dsdsds  – (August 30, 2009 at 9:18 PM)  

There are a lot of ways to do dry okra curry.. but yours sound tangy and yummy.. will go very well for sambar i guess. I must give it a try!!

Anuradha –   – (August 30, 2009 at 11:24 PM)  

Oooo... Nice recipe and nice presentation!!!

Urmi  – (August 31, 2009 at 12:44 AM)  

You have presented very beautifully. All the dishes looks delicious and mouth watering.

Lavanya Raj  – (August 31, 2009 at 7:55 AM)  

i have also tagged u for a meme.

Kindly check my blog.

Shri  – (August 31, 2009 at 8:25 AM)  

Beautiful array of curries and the okra is absolutely delish!

Gita Jaishankar  – (August 31, 2009 at 10:18 AM)  

Dry okra curry with tamarind is a new flavour combination for me...looks very delicious...lovely array of dishes Pavithra :)

Vijitha  – (August 31, 2009 at 12:06 PM)  

Wow! whats a spread. Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy :-)

Recipeswap  – (September 2, 2009 at 3:23 PM)  

The okra koora looks so nice and i liked the okra flower around it......very creative.

Rohini  – (September 27, 2009 at 6:12 AM)  
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Rohini  – (September 27, 2009 at 6:14 AM)  

Just love the arrangement of the Okra dish.. Such a creative idea that makes it more appealing! Even otherwise I am a die-hard fan of Okra and yours sound too tempting.
BTW, thanks for dropping by! Have added you onto my blogroll, hope you dont mind! :)

Harika baratam  – (January 22, 2011 at 9:36 AM)  

Looks yummy and fabulous i loved your way of presentation love to view your blog its really coooooooooooooooooooooooool.......

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