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Bharleli Bhendi (Stuffed Lady's Finger)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • For filling:
  • Mix the besan, goda masala, red chilli powder, coconut, coriander and cumin seed powders, salt and sugar with the oil to get a granular filling.
  • For Lady's Fingers:
  • Wash and dry the lady's finger thoroughly.
  • Leave the stems on and cut a 1 -inch slit in the bottom of each bhendi. Stuff each.
  • For Cooking:
  • When all the bhendis are stuffed, heat oil in a medium-sized wok.
  • Pop the asafetida and turmeric in and stir. Add the bhendi to the wok and saute gently.
  • When the lady's fingers are evenly coated with oil and spice; put the remaining filling over them and cover.
  • Cook on a slow flame, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes till the bhendis are tender.