Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Bendekayi Hasi / Lady's Finger Raita

This is another variety of mosaru bajji /raita which can be mixed with steamed rice and savoured.
These types of raitas  or mosaru bajjis  can be included regularly in the menu during the summer months to keep the body cool.
It is very simple to make too!
It needs just three actions: CUT, FRY AND MIX !!

INGREDIENTS
1 cup Lady's finger cut into circles
1 cup curd
1 tsp grated coconut (optional)
1/2 green chilli
a pinch of hing /asafoetida
3tsps oil
1/2 tsp rayee / mustard seeds

READY TO BE FRIED

FRIED AND READY

CURD
READY TO BE SERVED

METHOD
  • Wash the lady's finger and DRY IT THOROUGHLY WITH A CLOTH.
  • Now cut them into circles
  • In a pan heat oil and add the rayee.
  • Add the lady's finger and fry till they become almost crisp.
  • Meanwhile grind the coconut, green chilli and hing and add it to the curd.
  • Add the fried lady's finger , salt and mix well .
  • Serve with rice.

NOTE
If the lady's finger is not dry before cutting, it  becomes very sticky and difficult to fry

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