Oct 27, 2010

Spicy Bhindi Fry or Bhindi Masala

A tasty bhindi masala / fry with Indian spices. Serve as a side dish with Rotis / Rice.

Serves: 2

You will need

Ladyfingers (bhindi) - 250 grams (pick & choose tender bhindis)

Oil - 1 tablespoon

Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Onions, sliced - 1

Green chillies, slit - 2

Red chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Coriander powder - 1 1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Water - 1 tablespoon

Salt - to taste ( or 1/2 teaspoon )

Dry mango powder (amchur) - 1 teaspoon or 1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste


Dilute red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in 1 tablespoon water (spice mix). Keep aside.

Wash and dry the bhindi and wipe with a kitchen cloth.

Cut both the ends of the bhindi and cut into two inch long pieces. Slit the pieces horizontally without cutting them into two.

Heat the oil in a kadai and add the cumin seeds. When they change colour, add the onions and saute till light golden.

Add the green chillies and saute for one minute on a low heat.

Add diluted red chilli, coriander, and turmeric powder (spice mix) and tamarind paste (if using or sprinkle amchur powder finally). Stir well on a low heat until the water dries up.

Add bhindi pieces and salt to taste.

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat or until done / bhindi pieces well coated with spices and onions / softens. Do not add water. Stirring occasionally.

Sprinkle amchur powder. Serve hot as a side dish with Rotis / Rice.


Rookie Qookie said...

LOL..I just posted the same :D

Priya said...

I can bhindi masala with anything, my fav..

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