Bhindi Bhaji

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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: Medium

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  • 2 - large onions
  • 175 g - ghee
  • 4 cloves - garlic
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 2 tsp - ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • 450 g - fresh bhindi
  • 100 g - canned tomatoes
  • 1 tsp - fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • Fresh mint to garnish (optional)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Bhindi Bhaji

  • Slice one onion and fry in the ghee in a heavy-based pan.
  • Blend the remaining onions and the garlic in a blender with the black pepper,salt,tumeric and coriander.
  • Add this mixture to the onions and cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the bhindi. Chop off the top and tail of each ladies finger. Cut them into about 1 cm piece.
  • Add the bindi to the spices. Stir carefully, so that they are not crushed or mashed. Cover the pan with the lid and cook over a very low heat for about 20 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, the mint and the garam masala.
  • The bhindi will be quite soft by now so it is even more important to be careful when stirring in these ingredients. Simmer for 5-9 minutes.
  • Serve garnish with fresh mint if you like.