How to make Bharwan Bhindi Recipe - Ladyfingers stuffed with spices.

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Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi) (भिंडी), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Bharwan 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.

For more recipes related to Bharwan Bhindi checkout Spicy Bhindi Andhra Style , Bhindi Aam Ki Katliyan , Bhindi Aur Oats Sabji , Quick Bhindi Sabzi . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Sarson Da Saag, Chholay, Gobhi Keema, Tindli Chatpati. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Turai Punjabwale, Lychee Phirni, Chicken Keema Parantha, Sarson Saag Chicken.

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Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Bharwan Bhindi

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 500 grams

  • Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 2 tablespoons

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced thick 1 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Clean, wash and wipe lady fingers absolutely dry. Remove half a centimeter from both ends. Slit and keep aside.

Step 2

Mix red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stuff the lady fingers/okra with this masala.

Step 3

Keep the left-over masala separately. Heat oil in a kadai. Add sliced onions and cook for ½ a minute. Add stuffed lady fingers/okra.

Step 4

Cook covered on low heat. Stir occasionally. Add rest of the dry masala when lady finger/okra is almost cooked.

Step 5

Cook covered on low heat till lady fingers/okra are fully cooked and tender.

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