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Quick Bharwa bhindi Recipe

Quick Bharwa bhindi is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 500 g - lady's finger/bhindi/okra
  • Onions, thinly sliced
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil
  • For the masala:
  • 1-2 tbsp - besan/gram flour
  • 2 tsp - Amchoor powder
  • 2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Tamarind pulp or 1 tsp - Tamarind pieces without seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Hing or Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp - dry desiccated Coconut
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • Salt
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder, pinch
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 3 tsp - Peanuts
  • Chopped cashew nuts, optional
  • How to Make Quick Bharwa bhindi:

    1. For the masala: Heat 1 tsp oil and lightly roast peanuts, besan/gram flour, red chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder, hing, curry leaves, dry desiccated coconut, amchoor powder, turmeric powder, sugar, chopped cashew nuts for about 5 mins.
    2. Remove from flame and allow to cool a bit, then add sugar and tamarind pulp or seedless tamarind pieces and grind to a smooth paste.
    3. Slit the bhindi vertically and fill in with the ground masala.
    4. Deep fry the stuffed bhindi and keep aside.
    5. In a another pan, heat oil, saute the onions until golden brown and add coriander leaves and salt and some red chilli powder.
    6. Cook for a while and finally add the fried lady's finger/bhindi.



     

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