Sunday, 4 June 2017

How to make Bhindi Masala

Recipe of Bhindi Masala | Dry Okra | Bhindi Recipes

Bhindi Masala is a popular north Indian flavorful vegetable which is cooked with onion in flavorful Indian spices which tastes wonderful with Indian flatbread. Bhindi Masala is simple yet flavorful. It is a perfect accompaniment for roti/phulkas and naan.

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The best part about this recipe is that it is quick and easy to make. It doesn't take much time to prepare. You can also serve Bhindi Masala with a parathas and a pickle.


Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes10 minutes20 minutes Serves 3

Ingredients :
  • 200 grams Bhindi
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 diced medium size onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 finely chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • Pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
  • Pinch of red chilly
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur/dry mango powder
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour (besan)
  • Oil
  • 1/2 lemon 
Preparation of Paneer Bhurji  :
  • Wash bhindi in running water thoroughly
  • Dry Bhindi/okra with a kitchen towel
  • Make sure they are properly dried otherwise it will come out sticky
  • Remove the head and tail of the bhindi
  • Chop into 1 inch pieces  
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds in it
  • Add hing in it till it splutter
  • Add onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies in it
  • Add chopped bhindi in it 
  • Add salt, red chilly, turmeric, garam masala, amchur and coriander powder in it and mix 
  • Add gram flour in it and toss it
  • Put a lid and let it cook for 2 minutes
  • Check if bhindi is done 
  • Put 1 tablespoon of oil and let it cook on sim without lid, it will make it crispy 
  • Put lemon juice and toss it again
  • Serve hot with Phulkas/Indian flatbread.

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  1. Love the sound of this, I bet it is delicious served with warm bread.

  2. This sounds delicious! Thank you for the recipe :D

  3. I can't believe how quickly this comes together, it looks so good!

  4. One of the best accompaniments for rice meal, made my version before. Of course rather a simplified version with minimal ingredients. This recipe is treasured when I buy bindi again.


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