This dish is also known as veg Fish.During month of shravan when some people dont eat non veg and crave for fish curry…this dish comes to rescue.Goes very well with steam rice.
250 gm Bhendi(lady finger/Okra).
4 pieces of Kairi(Raw Mango)
1 small Onion chopped.
1/4 cup grated Coconut.
1 cup Coconut milk.
2tbsp + 5 tbsp Oil.
Salt to taste.
For the masala
1 medium sized Onion.
2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)
5 tbsp Red chilli powder.
1 tbsp Haldi powder.
1 tsp Black pepper powder.
Grind all the masala ingredients to a fine paste.
Grind together grated coconut,peppercorns and half chopped onion to a fine paste.
Cut off the head and tail of bhendi.
Heat around 5 tbsp oil in a frying pan,shallow fry bhendi stiring well.
Remove on absorbant/tissue paper.
Apply masala paste to fried bhendi and keep aside.
Heat oil in a kadhai.Add half chopped onion,let it turn brown.
Add kairi and marinated bhendis.
Cook stiring well till masala starts leaving oil.
Add 1/4 cup water and salt.
Add coconut paste mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
Add coconut milk.Mix well.
Serve hot with steam rice or bhakri of your choice.
Tip-Dont boil the gravy after adding coconut milk.You can use fresh coconut milk or maggi coconut milk powder.Fried potatoes can also be added to this dish.
Happy Cooking !!!