Vendaikai Thokku / Okra Chutney / Bhidi Bhajji / Bendakaya Kura

Vendaikai Thokku / Okra Chutney / Bhidi Bhajji / Bendakaya Kura

Vendaikai Thokku:


Okra/Lady’s finger 1/2 kilo
Brown Sugar /Jaggery 2 spoons
Tamarind paste 1/2 spoon
Turmeric 1 pinch
Chili powder 1 spoon
Garam masala 1 pinch
Mustard seeds 1/4 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Sesame oil few spoons
Curry leaves few.


In a wide wok, heat oil. Add the spices and wait till they sizzle a little.
Followed by sliced/finely chopped okras. Stir-fry briefly and add all the other ingredients. Cover and cook till tender.

Serve to go with rotis or pulkahs.


7 Responses so far.

  1. Chitra says:

    I have made this before – but without adding jaggery/brown sugar. Thats a new tip for me.

  2. new taste using jaggery in okra like it try soon

  3. Priya says:

    Thats a delicious side dish,love it.

  4. looks perfect and delicious dear….

  5. Umm Mymoonah says:

    The word thokku itself makes my mouth water, looks very delicious.

  6. Vani says:

    The okra bhaji is looking good, Malar. Coincidentally, my last post is an okra bhaji too :)

  7. This looks delish, sesame oil is just wonderful addition :)

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