Sri Lankan Devilled Ladies Fingers (Bandakka Thel Dhala)

Sri Lankan Devilled Ladies Fingers (Bandakka Thel Dhala)

"It's an all season traditional Sri Lankan delicacy. Always use fresh & crunchy ladies fingers for authentic taste. Delicious & vegetarian friendly dish, which has medicinal & healthy benefits. Sri Lankans call this veg as Bandakka & the English word is Okra."

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

20 Min

Ready In

25 Min







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  • 500 Grams Ladies Fingers (Okra)

    • 1 Teaspoon Crushed Chillies

      • 1 Medium Onions (sliced )

        • 1 Tablespoon Oil

          • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt (as much as you want)


Step 1
First wash the ladies fingers until it clean.
Step 2
Then cut the ladies fingers into small pieces (as you like).
Step 3
put the ladies fingers into the bowl.
Step 4
add crushed Chillies and salt .
Step 5
Mix well and set aside
Step 6
Heat oil in a sause pan and add the onions and cook for about 5 minutes.
Step 7
Add the ladies fingers and cook for about 15 minutes.
Step 8
serve with steam rice.


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