Dum Bhindi

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 kg - bhindi
  • 250g - tomatoes
  • 150g - capsicum
  • 2 - onions (large)
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 150g - refined oil
  • salt to taste

How to Make Dum Bhindi

  • Select okras of a uniform, medium size; wash and dry well. Top and tail and keep aside.
  • Coarsely chop onions, capsicum, and tomatoes.
  • In a kadhai, heat the oil and deep-fry the okras, a handful at a time, till they are partly cooked. Drain and keep aside.
  • Reduce the quantity of oil in the kadhai to half.
  • Saute the chopped onions till they turn a golden pink colour.
  • Then add tomatoes and capsicum and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add the fried okras, salt, chilli powder, and turmeric powder and blend well.
  • Put the lid on the kadhai, seal with wheat dough, and place some hot charcoal on top.
  • Put the kadhai on a very low flame or slow charcoal fire and cook for 15 minutes.
  • When done, turn out into a serving dish and serve hot with chapatis.