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Serves :

Preparation Time :
15 minutes

Cooking Time :
20 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Cut the okra into half inch pieces.
  • Extract the Tamarind, juice.
  • Heat oil and allow the mustard seeds to splutter.
  • Add methi seeds and saute for 10 seconds before adding the okras.
  • Stir, and add tamarind extract, sambhar powder, asafoetida powder, salt and curry leaves. Close lid and pressure-cook for 2 whistles.
  • After it cools remove lid and boil for while till the kuzhambu gets thicken. Now add the sesame oil to the hot okra kuzhambu.
  • Serve Hot.


  • 300 grams of okra
  • 2 teaspoons of sambhar powder
  • 1 teaspoon asafoetida
  • Large lemon sized tamarind
  • A few curry leaves
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 5 methi
  • 1 teaspoon of Cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Salt to taste

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