Okra/Lady’s Finger Raitha

Category:Refreshing Raithas
Description:A tangy raitha combining yougurt and Lady's Finger(Bhindi/Okra).
Preparation Time: 15 mins

INGREDIENTS:

MAIN:

Small tender Lady's Finger 10-15
Sweet curd 1 ½ cups
Red chilli 1
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste

FOR SEASONING:

Coconut oil 2 teaspoons
Mustardseeds ½ teaspoon

PREPARATION METHOD:

1.Wash and wipe the lady's finger and cut them into small pieces.
2.Heat the oil and fry the lady's finger to a rich brown colour, drain the excess oil and keep aside.
3.Grind the coconut,red chilli and mustard seeds to a smooth paste.
4.Beat the curd lightly and add the fried lady's finger,ground paste and salt and mix thoroughly.
5.Heat the coconut oil in a pan and add mustardseeds,when it starts to crakle, add the curry leaves. Add this to the curd mixture, mix well and serve.