Bheendi Masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - bheendi (lady fingers)
  • 3 - medium sized onions
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • ½ tsp - turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp - mango powder (amchur)
  • 4 to 5 tbsp - oil
  • 3 to 4 - drops lemon juice
  • salt to taste

How to Make Bheendi Masala

  • Wash the bheendi and pat dry with a clean cloth.
  • Chop off the two ends of each ladyfinger and slit them in the middle without cutting into two.
  • Grate the onions and squeeze out the water.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, mango powder and salt to the onions and mix well.
  • Stuff each bheendi with some of the onion mixture.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick kadai. Place the bheendis in oil.
  • Evenly sprinkle few drops of lemon juice on the bheendis to ensure that they do not stick to each other.
  • Cover the kadai with a lid, having some water on it.
  • Cook on a low flame till they are tender.
  • Gently turning the lady fingers at short intervals.
  • Serve accompanied by a dal of your choice and hot chapattis.