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bendekai huli | vendakkai sambar recipe | bhindi sambar or okra sambar

easy bendekai huli | vendakkai sambar recipe | bhindi sambar or okra sambar
Course sambar
Cuisine udupi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • cup tamarind extract
  • large piece jaggery / gud
  • 3 green chilli slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 10 bhindi / okra chopped
  • cup toor dal cooked
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard / rai
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai take 1½ cup tamarind extract, large piece jaggery, 3 green chilli, ¼ tsp turmeric, few curry leaves and 1 tsp salt.
  • get the tamarind water to boil.
  • now add 10 bhindi and mix well.
  • cover and boil for 10 minutes or till bhindi gets cooked well.
  • further add 1½ cup toor dal and ½ cup water adjusting consistency.
  • boil for 3 minutes or till the consistency is achieved.
  • now prepare the tempering by heating 2 tsp oil in small kadai.
  • add in 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, pinch of hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves. allow to splutter.
  • pour the tempering over sambar and add 2 tbsp coriander leaves.
  • finally, give a good mix and serve bendekai huli / bhindi sambar with hot steamed rice.