Stuffed Bhidi in Yogurt Gravy

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - tender, small Bhindi (okra)
  • 2 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 1 tbsp - besan (chick peas flour)
  • 1 tbsp - Lime juice
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • For Gravy:
  • 1 cup - curds (yogurt)
  • 1/2 cup - besan (chick peas flour)
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1 - red chilli, broken
  • 1 tsp - sugar, optional
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • few Curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil

How to Make Stuffed Bhidi in Yogurt Gravy

  • Wash the bhindi, wipe dry with a cloth. Cut away a small slice from stem end. Slit the bhindi along its length.
  • Combine rest of the ingredients except the oil together and stuff the bhindi with the filling.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add bhindis.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame.
  • When bhindis are cooked, increase the heat and fry till they turn brown.
  • For Gravy:
  • Mix besan with curd and beat till smooth.
  • Heat the oil and add cumin and fenugreek.
  • When they splutter add red chilli.
  • After few seconds, add green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the curd mixture and 1 cup of water.
  • Add salt and optional sugar.
  • Simmer gently for 3 minutes.
  • Add the bhindis and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.