Ladyfinger Pachidi Recipe - An accompaniment made from fried ladyfingers with yogurt and tempered with sesame oil.

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Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Yogurt

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Raita

Ladyfinger Pachidi

Ladyfinger Pachidi Recipe - howto make Ladyfinger Pachidi


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 15-20

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Whole dry red chilli 2


Step 1

Wipe and finely slice the ladyfinger and spread it out on an absorbent paper for about ten minutes. Wash and wipe dry curry leaves.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the ladyfingers till crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper.Whisk yogurt and add a little water if it is too thick.

Step 3

Mix salt and asafoetida powder into it. Stir in fried ladyfinger.Heat sesame oil and add mustard seeds, when it starts to crackle, add fenugreek seeds, dry red chilli and curry leaves. Pour the tempering on the pachidi and cover immediately to trap the flavours.

Step 4

Mix and serve.

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