Sunday, February 6, 2011

Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers (Bendi)

A side dish for our rice meal and Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers is the pure and authentic vegetarian version (Portuguese Pickled Vegetables & Aloo Gobi). The how to Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers? Recipe obviously is attached. Go ahead and make without doubting my cooking skills.     

180g (about 10 pieces) ladies fingers (bendi) - slice into 1 inch length
1 medium size onion - slice thinly
3 garlic - slice thinly
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp curry powder
1 tsp turmeric/kunyit powder
1 1/2 tbsp thick tamarind/assam juice
2 sprigs curry leaves
Oil as needed.
Salt for taste
(Note - adjust ingredients as per taste)

Deep fry ladies fingers in oil.
Remove and keep aside.
Leave about 3 tbsp of oil in the same pan.  
Saute garlic, onion and mustard seeds. 
Add curry leaves, curry powder and turmeric powder.  
Stir to combine all together.
Pour in tamarind juice (more water for more gravy) and fried ladies fingers.
Season with salt.
Stir for about 2-3 minutes and remove from heat.


  1. This is good! I love ladies fingers. Yum!

  2. this is a really easy recipe, should not have any problem if you want to try out yourself.

  3. My fav wish dish presented so very nicely. BTW, we used this word Bendi fro Ladies Fingers here locally. You have me as a new reader here.

  4. Hi Shirazi - I too use more of of the bendi, tq for following.

  5. wow ...i love this dish !!! gonna try this ..


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