If,like me, you are a raita fan, then you will love this Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe.

Raita holds a special place in our house and I like to eat it as such too. It is so versatile and I have blogged about them and you can find the 45+ Raita Varieites by clicking on the link.

Call it Okra, Ladies Finger, Vendakkai, Bendekai,Bindi , this is my kids favorite vegetable. I use this is stews , sambar and stir fries.


Check out the other recipes posted here with ladies finger as the star.

Now, let us go to the recipe of the day…

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Here is how to prepare Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Crispy fried ladies finger in a creamy yogurt base! Perfect to serve with flavored rice varieties. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Author: PJ
Ingredients
  • 10 numbers Tender ladies finger
  • 1 cup Thick yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder as needed
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
Instructions
  1. Wash and pat dry the ladies finger and chop thinly.Keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in a small pan and add the mustard and cumin seeds. 

  3. When it pops, add the chopped ladies finger and saute.

  4. Add salt and then saute till it turns crisp.Remove from heat and keep aside.

  5. Whisk yogurt and add salt.


  6. Put in the sauteed ladies finger and serve garnished with a sprinkle of chili powder.

Recipe Notes
  • Use tender ladies finger / Bindi.
  • Thinly slice the Bindi as it will turn crisp faster.

Step by step method to prepare Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Wash and pat dry the ladies finger / bindi and slice thinly.Keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard and cumin seeds.When the mustard pops, add the chopped ladies finger.

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Add salt and keep sauteing till it turns crispy.Remove from heat and keep aside.

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Whisk curd / yogurt and add salt.Put in the sauteed ladies finger and mix.

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Serve garnished with a finely chopped coriander leaves and a sprinkle red chili powder.

Bindi Raita | Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Note:

  • Use tender ladies finger / Bindi.
  • Thinly slice the Bindi as it will turn crisp faster.

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