11 December 2015

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Vendakka mezhukkupuratti |Okra stir fry|Lady's finger stir fry Kerala style|Vendkkai porial


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Do you ever wonder why the heck is the vegetable "Lady's finger" called a lady's finger ?? Yeah,yeah,it is long ,slender just like fingers.I agree that ! However,look at those pointed tip,now,don't you think it should be called a "Witch's finger "? I mean look at my small,beauty full(well,in my dreams...),multicolored(except green) fingers ,they don't resemble that vegetable from any angle ...I think they are an insult to any lady of this world ..what say ladies ??

But you know what ,it may not be like a lady's finger but it sure is a lady's vegetable ..Why ??

DID YOU KNOW?
  •  It has loads of folate vitamin in it which is good for pregnant women and the baby.
  • According to Southdreamz.com,these vegetables boost sexual vigour and reduces excess blood during menstruation .So,it is very good for ladies at menopausal stage .
  • Not only internally it nourishes, but also externally too,boil it in little water and that water can be used as a last rinse for dandruff free hair and for making it very shiny and jhalke jhalke -bouncy.
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Now,dear men out there,don't be sad ...Awww..it is good for you too,in fact,for all...
  • Lady's finger is also one of the natural anti-diabetic vegetable available right in nature as it helps in controlling the sugar spike in the body ..
  • It is good for constipation,ulcers,acid reflex and soothes the bowel and the entire gastrointestinal track.
  • It has soluble fibers, so helps in controlling cholesterol and weight loss.
  • It is good for Asthma as well.
  • It has good amount of Vitamin A,vitamin C that can help in reducing the risk of any type of cancer. 
  • It is also good for eyes ,bones and skin.
 In US,UK,Philippines,lady's finger is known as Okra .In Hindi it is called,"Bhindi",in Malayalam,it is called,"Vendakka".So,today I am going to share a very simple Okra recipe,Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti in Kerala style ,a lady's finger stir fry in Kerala style.Not only that I will also show you how to make the okra less slimy or sticky .So,please watch my video that includes the recipe and will also show you how to make a very simple lady's finger stir fry ...


Wish my fingers really looked like those lady's finger ,would have come out useful to scare my hubby ...hehahhooooo....

 Eat,love,live deliciously,