curryAn ideal and healthy side dish for rice, Vendakka Kichadi is perfect combination of beaten curd, salted sun dried curd chillies and fried ladies’ finger.




Ladies’ finger – 10

Salted curd chillies – 5

Grated coconut- 1 cup

Curd -1 ½ cup

Mustard -1/2 tsp

Fenugreek – ½ tsp

Cumin – ¼ tsp

Curry leaves

Coconut oil

Salt as required


Fry chopped ladies’ finger in oil and set aside. Thoroughly grind together coconut, mustard and cumin. Heat oil in a pan, pour the grinded coconut mixture and saute for a while. When done, remove from stove.

Add beaten curd and fried ladies’ finger to this. In a separate pan, heat oil and splutter mustard seed along with salted curd chillies, curry leaves and fenugreek. Add salt as required.