Okra / Ladies Finger / Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti is an easy to make side dish for rice.
Cut ladies finger in to two pieces and then slit in the middle.
Heat oil in a pan , put mustard seeds fry till it pops up.
Add onion, green chilli and ladies finger with salt.
Mix well and keep it covered. Do not add water at all. Stir after every 3 minutes.
When the ladies finger shrinks and the onions turn brown, add pepper powder and serve hot with chappati or nan.