10 December 2012,03:34 by
Ponmathi Srilekha.S

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Serves :

Preparation Time :
15 minutes

Cooking Time :
20 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • The Tempering: Put the oil and ghee in a wok over medium heat. When the oil is hot add the tempering ingredients, over medium heat, till the mustard seeds splutter and the dhal turns golden.
  • Add in the onions, tomatoes with garlic and green chillies. Sauté till the onions turn tender.
  • Add the potatoes and okra with turmeric powder, chili powder and cumin powder. Stir well to coat the vegetables with the seasonings.
  • Add the tamarind paste and rice water. Adjust seasoning with salt and chilli.
  • Cover and cook, till the vegetables are tender.


  • 120 grams potatoes, cubed
  • 120 grams okra, sliced
  • 45 grams quartered garlic cloves
  • 75 grams finely chopped onions
  • 75 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 2 green chilies, halved
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¾ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoon tamarind juice
  • 350 ml rice water
  • Salt, to taste


  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 dried red chili
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon urad dhal

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