Bendi with Amaranth

19 Apr

Bendakaya Thotakura Kura


Bendi/ Bendakayalu/ Okra 10
Thotakura/ Amaranth leaves 1/4 bunch
Oil 2 tbsps


Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 4

Method of preparation:

Wash and pat dry bendakayalu.
Remove ends and slice them vertically twice.
Wash and pluck some amaranth leaves/ thotakura.

Heat oil in a pan, add sliced bendi and saute for 5 minutes.
Add all talimpu ingredients and stir fry for a minute.
Now add amaranth leaves and saute for few seconds.
Finally add salt and serve with cooked white rice.

Use tender amaranth leaves if you can.

10 Responses to “Bendi with Amaranth”

  1. asha April 19, 2007 at 9:37 am #

    Lot of Bhindi dishes today in lot of blogs.Your’s look good too.Adding Amaranth makes it more nutritious:)

  2. Deepika Saripalli April 19, 2007 at 9:40 am #

    Hey raji, I finally found amaranth. confused what to make now…

  3. Arjuna April 19, 2007 at 9:46 am #

    Beautiful picture and lovely presentation. Quite an unique recipe too, I am going to try this. I am assuming that the way you cut bhindi doesn’t matter, correct?
    I usually process all my veggies when I buy them and put them in freezer so I don’t have any that’s cut vertically ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Jyothi April 19, 2007 at 1:09 pm #

    hey raji! i want that curry…gi ve me pls….its mouthwatering……..till now i didnt heard.bendi with amarnath leaves……….surely i am going to try this weekend……thanks for sharing

  5. anusharaji April 19, 2007 at 1:22 pm #

    @asha really?
    @deepika saripalli ๐Ÿ˜† first do mine
    @arjuna this is my recipe and i like cutting bendi vertically for this dish. u sure try with what u have and let me know
    @jyothi thx a lot but sorry ๐Ÿ˜ let me know when u try it

  6. shanti April 19, 2007 at 1:26 pm #

    hi raji… day by day i’m wondering ,the way u cook the vegetables…ur combinations r good…the way u cut okra is rare..i do sometimes if i stuff anything into it…any how u have good creativity and good presentation too…

  7. richa April 20, 2007 at 8:43 am #

    great pic, the bhendi looks so crisp, yummy.

  8. may i know what are amarnath leaves called in hindi April 3, 2009 at 7:57 am #

    receipes for besan khaman, ras malai,poha.and what amarkanth leaves called in hindi.

    • anusharaji April 3, 2009 at 11:14 am #

      amaranth is called chaulai.

  9. swapna August 2, 2011 at 6:01 am #

    i tried mullangi perugu pacchadi its very nice.

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