Exquisite Corner

'Exquisite' means of such beauty or delicacy as to arouse intense delight .A food that's creative, thoughtfully prepared, beautifully presented and easy to eat makes it absolutely delicious.On this corner,I have tried to recollect the spicy memories and food that I have enjoyed, a delicacy that still persist on the corner of my heart.Hope you too will enjoy it. Bon Appetit !


Monday, July 11, 2011

Vendakka Mulakittathu


  1. Vendakka/Ladies finger - 450 g
  2. Whole red chilly(piriyan mulaku) – 100 g
  3. Chilly powder – 1/2 tspn
  4. Onion – 1 medium size
  5. Green chilly – 2
  6. Ginger – 1 inch size
  7. Garlic – 2 pods
  8. Tamarind – of size of a lemon
  9. Fenugreek seeds – a pinch
  10. Whole red chilly – 1
  11. Coconut oil – 1 tbspn and  2 tspn
  12. Mustard seeds
  13. Curry leaves

How to make

Chop the ladies finger in 1 ½ inch size. Fry them and set aside. Grind the whole red chilly(100g) in a mixer to make a fine paste. Heat 2 tspn oil in a wok . Add chopped onion, ginger and garlic . Remove onion-ginger-garlic from the wok when the onion turns brown in color. In the same oil add whole red chilly,splutter fenugreek seeds & mustard seeds,add curry leaves .Add the chilly paste. When the raw smell of the chilly paste leaves, add chilly powder and the fried onion. Sauté well. Add tamarind juice and bring it to boil . Now add the fried ladies finger. Add salt to taste and cook well. Serve with roti or rice.

 Recipe Source : vanitha magazine

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