Vendakkai Pachadi

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Pachadi is a curry based side dish/ accompaniment. Vendakkai pachadi is more of a ladies finger raita that has a blend of coconut and tempering as well with fried bhindi and spices. It has a crunch from the dal, soothing and splendid flavor from the tadka and savory taste from the curd. It is mostly served with rice, idli and even dosa.
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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 20 Lady'S Finger- 20 - 25 Chopped Into Rounds lady s finger chopped into rounds
  • 1 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Tempering for
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Red Chillies dry broken
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 5 leaves Curry
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Oil


  • Grind the coconut into smooth paste by adding little water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the lady's finger, green chilli, salt to taste and fry on medium heat till it is crispy and golden. Approximately around 10-15 mins. Let it cool down completely.
  • Add the curd and coconut paste in a mixing bowl and mix well till smooth.
  • Add the fried lady's finger to it and mix well.
  • To make tempering, heat oil in a pan, add urad dal, mustard seeds, red chilli, curry leaves and let it crackle. Add turmeric and hing saute for few secs and take off the heat.
  • Pour the tempering over the mixture, mix well and serve.
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