Bendakaya Annam/Bendakay Chitrannam/Bhendi Rice/Ladyfinger Rice

imageLadyfinger rice

Ladyfinger rice is favourite for all of us. This is very tasty and a perfect lunch box recipe for school going children and working people too. Ladyfinger rice can be prepared either with leftover rice or freshly cooked rice. Here I present ladyfinger rice to relish. Njoy Cooking, Serving n Savoring!

Author: Akshayakumbham
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

Ladyfinger: 150 grams.

Rice: 1 1/2 cups

Tamarind: Big lemon size

Sambar powder: 2 tsp

Salt: As required

Onion: 1 no.

Tomato: 1 no.

Curry leaves: A sprig

Coriander leaves: Few

Green chillies: 2 nos.

Red chillies: 1/2 nos.

Hing: A pinch.

Tempering:

Oil: 3 tbsp

Bengal gram: 1 1/2 tsp

Black gram: 1 1/2 tsp

Mustard: 1 tsp

Peanuts: 1 tbsp

Cashews: 10 nos.

Method of preparation:

1. Take 150 gms of ladyfingers and rinse them well. Keep aside for few minutes.image

2. Cut the edges and Chop the lady fingers into small pieces.image

3. Now heat kadai and pour oil for tempering.

4. Put peanuts, Bengal gram, black gram and mustard seeds.image

5. When mustard splutter add cashews and a pinch of hing into it. Slit the green chillies and add them too. Also add broken red chilli into it.image

6. Fry them for a minute and add a pinch of asafoetida into it.

7. Now add chopped ladyfinger pieces into the tempering.image

8. Mix well and sauté them on low flame.

9. When they are 3/4 th cooked, add chopped tomato and onion pieces. Add curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves too.image

10. Mix thoroughly and sauté them on low flame.image

11. Soak tamarind for 15 minutes.image

12. Extract the tamarind water and add that to the sautéed mixture.image

13. Now add sambar powder and mix thoroughly.image

14. Allow the tamarind water to evaporate completely.image

15. Meanwhile cook 1 1/2 cups of rice with 4 cups of water(Approximately) in a pressure cooker. Allow the pressure to settle on its own.image

16. Add the cooked rice to the sautéed ladyfinger mixture and mix thoroughly.image

image17. Now the delicious ladyfinger rice is ready to serve. Transfer the rice onto a serving plate and enjoy the flavours.image

18. The ladyfinger rice can be packed for lunch box too.image

 

 

 

 

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