Bhenda Sagley

There are some authentic Amchi(Konkani) dishes which are my all time fav.
And especially when its Sagle,  Sukke, kale nonce(roasted spices pickle) my Mamama (granny) makes it awesome…. J and no one cud ever get that taste…. Not even my MOM: P.
This is one of her Awesome dish she makes, Benda Sagley(read as Sa Ga ley).


Here is what we need:
Ladies finger/Bhendi/Okra – 15-20  cut into pieces
Coconut grated - 1 cup
Red chillies - 5
Tamarind - pea sized
Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 2 strands
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
How to prepare:

Wash the  Bhendi and cut them.
Grind together the coconut, red chillies, tamarind.
In the end add the and coriander seeds and grind.
The paste does not have to be too smooth.
Do not add a lot of water when grinding.
Heat oil in a wide  pan.
Add mustard seeds.
When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves.
Now add the bhendi’s /Okra’s  in the pan.
Pour  the ground masala, Mix it well, Cover and cook.
Add half a cup of Water and boil until okras are cooked.
Serve hot with White rice or Chapathis .


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Signing Off,


I LOVE bhenda sangley...!! my mom makes this and I am craving for this right now! Great to meet u Aparna, as u said very nice to meet a fellow konkani through blogging :) Thanks for writing in :)
Aps prabhu said…
U are always Welcome Nandita :)
Priya said…
Wonderful platter, i'll happily finish it..Droolworthy bhenda sagley;
my mum's special.. love it
divya said…
too good ..slurrppp

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