Sunday, February 21, 2010

Achaari Bhindi




Lady finger is a powerhouse of nutrients and a boon for those who are dieting.... Slight variations can make this veggie taste completely different... Spicy, tangy and yummmmm.......


Ingredients:
Table 1
20 Lady finger
2 T Toor dal
Few pepper (whole)
Salt to taste
Table 2
1 Onion medium ( chopped )
1 Tomato (chopped)
1 stks Dhaniya
¼ tsp Haldi
¼ tsp Garam masala
¼ tsp Chole masala
¼ tsp Kasuri methi
2 tsp Oil
¼ tsp Red chilli powder

Method:

Take lady finger, trim the edges and cut into 2 pieces. Grind toor dal, pepper, little salt from table 1 to fine powder in dry grinder.
Slit lady finger from between and stuff this dry powder. Keep in microwave proof dish and cook in microwave for 5-6 mts with lid till soft. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion, saute. Add tomato, salt, red chilli powder, haldi, chole masala, garam masala from table 2 and saute till raw smell has gone. Add cooked bhindi, toss till masala coats bhindi completely on sim flame for 2-3 mts. Switch off. Garnish with dhaniya and serve hot with flatbreads of your choice.


Note:
If you do not have microwave, steam lady finger in pressure cooker till soft but firm. Take care to not make it mushy.

11 comments:

  1. Okra looks amazing. nice recipe dear.

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  2. Yum...can we try the same with other veggie?

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  3. I have heard about this recipe,but not yet tried my own,sounds good!

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  4. Love the recipe,wish to try it out soon!

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  5. Very nice, really looks good, a nice different recipe for okra, thanks.

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  6. Chanced upon your site while searching for Achari Bhindi. Sounds like a good recipe but am not sure about the addition of toor dal. Your thoughts?

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