Bendekai palya or bhindi stir fry recipe explained with step by step pictures and video. This type of ladies finger stir fry or bendekayi palya is very popular in Malnad and Karavali (Udupi-Mangaluru) region of Karnataka. Variations like not grinding the coconut and adding less jaggery are also in practice. you can take the decision based on your taste. But this particular recipe is very tasty and goes very well with either chapathi or rice.
Ladies finger has numerous health benefits. It is rich in vitamin A, vitamins B and vitamin C. Lady's finger also serves as a supplement for fiber and folic acid. It's an ideal vegetable during pregnancy and if you are troubling from constipation.
Lady's finger is familiar by different names like bendekai, okra, Vendakai, Vendakka, Bhindi and Bhende. This is a most common vegetable in our weekly vegetable list.
You can find many palya or stir fry recipes on this website like cabbage palya, bittergourd sweet curry, thondekai palya, Mixed vegetable palya, beans palya and north karnataka special zunka vadi recipes. Or do visit our curries section.
I have made a quick video on this bendekai palya recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
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