Malai Bhindi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 kg -small tender okras
  • 1 - medium onion
  • 1 - large tomato
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - kasoori methi
  • Ginger- garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder -1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp - coriander
  • 1 tsp -pav bhaji masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 - fresh curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - butter for frying
  • 1/2 cup - fresh cream
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh coriander - a few sprigs
  • Grated ginger for garnishing.

How to Make Malai Bhindi

  • Slice the onion and keep aside.
  • Fry a little cumin seeds in butter and saute the onions till soft.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
  • Chop the tomatoes into small pieces and add it to the onion.
  • Fry on a low flame till the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add turmeric, chilli, coriander, cumin powders and kasoori methi and allow it to cook till all the masalas blend well.
  • Also add the curry leaves at this stage.
  • Add the okras (cut into 1 inch pieces) into the mixture and saute it well.
  • Add salt as per taste and pav bhaji masala, and dum cook on medium flame till the okras are soft and done.
  • Once completely done, pour the fresh cream and cook it for approx 2 mins.
  • Lastly garnish the malai bhindi with fresh coriander and grated ginger and serve.