Thursday, 22 August 2013

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala... my all time fav. dish with hot hot paratha...OMG while writing itself I am drooling ..This is a simple recipe with minimal ingredients.. The addition of kasturi methi powder brings a lots of flavor to this.. You can hav this with rice or chapati. So friends here is the recipe...


Bhindi/ Okra – 1lb 
Onions – 2 medium size , finely chopped
1 large Tomato - chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tblsp
Red chilli powder - 1tsp
Cumin -Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Dried Kasturi Methi - 1 tsp
Amchur powder - 1/4 tsp 
Veg oil- 3tblsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam Masala powder – I tsp


Rinse the bhindi well. Spread them on a paper towel and let them dry , then  trim the ends and cut them  into 1" pieces.
Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a pan, add the bhindi and sauté on low to medium flame for 5-10 mts till they becomes soft & light brown in color. 
Remove from the pan and keep aside.
In the same pan  heat oil. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter. 
Add onions. Sauté till translucent.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes away.
Add  all the spices and mix well. 
Add chopped tomatoes and saute for 5 mts till they becomessoft.
Add the fried okra and mix well. Cook  for another 5-8 mts. 
Adjust salt  and add garam masala powder and mix well. 
Remove from flame.
Serve hot with rice or chapatis.

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