12- 15 small Okra / Bhindi / Bendekayi
2 tsp Rasam Powder / Sambar Powder
1 tsp Putani Pudi or Bengal gram flour
1 tsp Mango powder / Amchoor powder
1/4 - 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/2 - 1 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt to taste
5-6 strands of Coriander leaves
2-3 tsp Oil
Chop off the end parts of okra and slit them vertically as shown in the picture below.
Put putani pudi/bengal gram flour, rasam powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, mango powder, salt in a bowl and mix them well.
Put few drops of lemon juice and mix them well. Sprinkle little amount of water and make paste as shown in the picture below.
Take little amount of prepared masala and stuff the okra with masala as shown in the picture below.
Heat the non stick pan and place the okra as shown in the picture below. Sprinkle 1-2 tsp oil and cover it with a lid and cook them in medium flame for about 2-3 mins.
Sprinkle little amount of water and shallow fry the okras in medium flame by covering a lid and turning the okras around to be cooked evenly. Once the okras are cooked, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and fry them for about 4-5 mins in low flame.
Sprinkle 2-3 drops of lemon juice and serve hot. It goes well along with rice and ghee or any kind of mild Rasam / Tove(Heerekayi Thove / Thove) Thanks to Vahrehvah for this recipe.