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Achaari bhindi Recipe

Achaari bhindi is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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Achaari Masala is combination of ground spices which is used to make pickles in India. Achaari Bhindi is a mouth-watering side dish made with fresh ladies finger microwaved along with spices. 

Achaari spices - a pinch of hing, fennel seeds, mustard seeds and onion seeds are mixed along with tomato and masalas like red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchoor masala and garam masala. 

Ladies finger is high in Vitamin K and dietary fibre. Achaari Bhindi goes well with any type of Indian bread.


  • 500 g - lady's finger
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - dhania/coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - dry Mango powder/amchoor masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - tomatoes, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • Achaari Spices
  • A pinch of Hing
  • 1 tsp - saunf/fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - rai (mustard seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp - Onion seeds
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Achaari bhindi:

    1. Wash bhindi and wipe dry. Now cut the bhindi length-wise from the middle.
    2. Grease a non-stick tawa.
    3. Place the bhindi pieces on it.
    4. Sprinkle 1 tbsp oil and mix well.
    5. Spread the bhindi in the tawa and grill for 8 minutes.
    6. Mix lightly and grill for 2 more minutes.
    7. Now, in a small bowl put 2 tbsp oil and all the achaari spices.
    8. Microwave for 2.5 minutes.
    9. Now add the achaari spices to the bhindi and all the remaining ingredients.
    10. Mix very well.
    11. Microwave for 5 minutes.
    12. Serve hot with roti or rice.


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