Okra Poriyal

Okra Poriyal is made by cooking bhindi with mango, jaggery and rice flour. Learn how to make sweet and sour okra poriyal.


1 mango (unripe)
1 cup (as you prefer) jaggery
1 tsp rice flour
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp urad dhal
salt to taste
2 dry red chilly
3 tsp vegetable oil


How to make Okra Poriyal:
  • Peel and slice the mango into rectangular pieces.
  • Boil mango pieces with a cup of water.
  • Dissolve the jaggery powder with little water or soak whole jaggery in little water until it dissolves.
  • Heat the oil in a pan add mustard seeds and urad dhal.
  • When splutters break the red chilly into halves and add.
  • Add cooked mango pieces, salt and jaggery liquid.
  • Mix rice flour to very little water with no lumps and add it to mango pieces.
  • This makes the dish more creamy.
  • Keep boiling in medium for a 2 minutes.
  • Serve this sour and sweet accompainment to any favourite main dish.