Mango season reminded me to share a recipe with mango and ladies finger. This is a traditional Tirunelveli recipe. We have this dish served for marriages also we prepare this on special occasions where we need oru vaga curry. It’s simple and very tasty recipe.This goes well with sambar,rasam also for blackgram rice.
Toor dhal__________________1/3rd cup
Turmeric Powder___________1/2 to1tsp
Curry leaves________________a few
Mustard seeds_____________1/2 TSP
Salt as required.
Masala For Grinding
Coconut scrapings __________1/3rd cup
Cumin seeds_________________1/2 TSP
Red chillies___________________2or 3
*Cut ladies into small pieces.
*Grind all the masala ingredients and keep it aside.
*Cook dhal and keep it separately.
1.Heat 3tbs. Of oil add mustard seeds when it splutters add urad dhal then add curry leaves.
2.Now add onions,ladies finger,cut diced mango and saute.After sauting add enough water to cook it.
3.Add turmeric powder and required salt
4.When it is cooked add cooked dhal mix well finally addthe grinded paste to it.Now add chopped coriander leaves.
*If u don’t have raw mango can use tomotoes.
*Other option is to add tamarind extract instead of water.