Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti / Ladies Finger Stir Fry

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Not one of my personal favourites. I grab a bunch of Ladies finger from the grocery store only when I get bored of my usual dishes.

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Difficulty Level: Easy


  • Ladies Finger (chopped) – 250 gms
  • Onion (sliced lengthwise) – 1
  • Shallots (finely chopped or crushed) – 5-6
  • Garlic (finely chopped or crushed) – 5-6
  • Curry leaves – 1 stem
  • Green chilly (slit) – 3-4
  • Turmeric – a pinch
  • Kashmiri Chilly Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Refined Oil – As needed
  • Salt – To taste

How To

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add chopped/crushed garlic, shallots, curry leaves. Add salt and saute till shallots are translucent.
  • Simmer the flame and ddd turmeric and chilly powder. Mix well.
  • Now add chopped onions, ladies finger and slit green chillies. Stir and cook covered till the ladies finger gets cooked.
  • Stir fry till it gets dry.
  • Serve hot with rice.

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