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Stuffed Bhindi-Turai Recipe

Stuffed Bhindi-Turai is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2-3- firm tender Turai (ridge gourds)
  • 10-15- fresh tender Bhindi
  • 3/4 tsp- each Dhania powder, salt and Mango powder
  • 1 tsp- besan
  • 1/2 tsp -red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch- Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp- each mustard and Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp- oil
  • How to Make Stuffed Bhindi-Turai:

    1. Scrape the gourds to remove the rough outer skin. Chop off tops, tails of lady fingers and gourds.
    2. Make insertions vertically deep enough to stuff masala. Keep aside.
    3. Mix all dry masala and stuff into the vegetables. Chop them into 1 inch size pieces.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin and mustard seeds.
    5. Let them start to splutter.
    6. Now add the vegetables and sprinkle very little water.
    7. Cover with a lid containing water and allow to cook on low fire till tender. Stir occasionally.
    8. Serve hot with crisp chapatti or puris.


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