Okra in Peanut Gravy

Okra / lady finger / Bendekai in peanut gravy can be served with any type of flat bread. This gravy goes well with steamed rice too. Hope you like it…
Prep Time
10-15 Minutes
Cooking Time
15-20 Minutes
2 People
Cut Okra
Tamarind Paste
Turmeric Powder
Red Chilli Powder
Roasted Peanuts
Chopped Coriander Leaves
Curry Leaves
Salt And Jaggery
1 Cup
½ Tsp.
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
A Few
To Taste
To season
1 Tsp.
As Reqd.
1.  Cut okra to small pieces.
2.  Heat oil and season with mustard. Add okra and curry leaves and fry on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
3.  Add tamarind paste, salt, jaggery to the frying okra and mix gently. Now add ½ cup of water and let it boil for 8-9 minutes.
4.  Meanwhile grind the roasted peanuts and chopped coriander leaves to a smooth paste.
5.  Add this paste, turmeric and red chilli powder to the boiling okra.
6.  Let it cook well, adjust to desired consistency by add required amount of water.
7.  Okra in peanut gravy ready to serve.


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