Ladyfinger Pachidi

An accompaniment made from fried ladyfingers with yogurt and tempered with sesame oil. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Ladyfingers, Yogurt
Cuisine Karnataka
Course Raitas
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Ladyfinger Pachidi

  • 15-20 Ladyfingers
  • 2 cups Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil (til oil)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 2 Whole dry red chilli


  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.
  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.
  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.
  4. Mix and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 762
Carbohydrates 22.3
Protein 18.2
Fat 66.8