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How to make Besanwali Bhindi - A Marwadi specialty with lady fingers.

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

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

Cuisine : Marwari

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Besanwali Bhindi
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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.

For more recipes related to Besanwali Bhindi checkout Quick Bhindi Sabzi, Bendakaya Pulusu, Bhindi Amchur, Bharwan Bhindi . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Mixed Vegetable Curry, Mirchi Ka Salan, Stuffed Tindas, Almond Vegetables .

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Besanwali Bhindi Recipe

  • 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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