Besanwali Bhindi Recipe - A Marwadi specialty with lady fingers.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Gram flour (besan)

Cuisine : Marwari

Course : Main Course_Veg

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Besanwali Bhindi

Hindi: bhindi
Also called as okra and gumbo in the rest of the world, ladyfingers are had best when cooked fresh. Stuff with a tangy masala, deep-fry to crisp with peanuts, serve in raita or batter fry as pakoras, this finger is definitely an all-rounder!  It even takes the sour of lemon or dry mango powder very well. When buying, look for young pods free of bruises, tender but not soft, and no more than four inches long.

Besanwali Bhindi Recipe - how to make Besanwali Bhindi

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 8-10

  • Gram flour (besan) 4 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Thinly slice the bhindi diagonally.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Slice the onion. Add cumin seeds and onion to the pan and sauté till onion is soft.

Step 3

Add bhindi, salt, coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.

Step 4

Toss to mix and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Add besan and toss to mix. Add amchur and mix well.

Step 6

Add onion seeds and mix again. Cook, stirring occasionally, till bhindi is done.

Step 7

Adjust salt, if required. Serve hot.

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