Vendaikkai Pachadi

Sweet and sour ladyfingers in yogurt. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Ladyfingers, Yogurt
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Raitas
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vendaikkai Pachadi

  • 8 Ladyfingers trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon Yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 Whole dry red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind pulp
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Jaggery (gur) grated
  • 2 cups Yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Rice flour


  1. Cut ladyfingers into one inch long pieces. Heat oil in a deep pan and fry mustard seeds, red chilli and urad dal. When mustard crackles, add ladyfinger pieces and sauté for two-three minutes.
  2. Add tamarind pulp and salt. Cover and cook till done. Add grated jaggery and yogurt and mix well. Mix rice flour with a little water and add to the pachadi. Cook for a minute and
    Remove from heat. Allow to cool to room temperature and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 560
Carbohydrates 40.6
Protein 17.9
Fat 36.3
Other Fiber Iron- 4.3mg