Okra with Milk

23 Jan

Paluposina Bendakaya Kura


Lady’s Finger/ Okra 20
Milk 1/2 cup
Green Chillies 4
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves 3
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash and pat dry okra.
Remove ends and chop them into 1 inch pieces.
Remove stems, wash and slit green chillies or red chillies into two.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add okra, milk, turmeric powder and salt.
Cook covered for 5-10 minutes on low flame or until okra turns soft.
Open the lid and stir-fry to evaporate most of the milk.
Serve hot with rice.

Notes: Make sure not to overcook okra.

4 Responses to “Okra with Milk”

  1. Asha January 23, 2008 at 10:49 am #

    That is new! I have seen some Tamil recipes with milk, never tried it. Sometimes I add milk to very spicy dish, it cools it down. Looks good A!:)

  2. Mythreyee January 23, 2008 at 10:51 am #

    I have never tried milk with okra. Looks really good. Gotta try.

  3. Latha January 23, 2008 at 2:38 pm #

    raji, i make sorakai palu posina koora but not tried it with okra! good idea!

  4. Rajani January 24, 2008 at 8:01 am #

    I never heard Okara palu posina koora, I make Sorakaya,Vankaya,Broccoli,Potlakaya palu posi.

    I got to try Okra palu posi, It’s looks yummy.

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