Dahi Bhindi Recipe - Ladyfingers cooked with yogurt and besan

This recipe is from the book khazana of healthy tasty recipes.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt, Ladyfingers (bhindi)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course_Veg

Dahi Bhindi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Dahi Bhindi Recipe - how to make Dahi Bhindi

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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Yogurt whisked1 1/2 cups

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 400 grams

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Gram flour (besan) 5 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 3

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Wipe ladyfingers dry with a clean kitchen towel. Cut into large pieces.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add ladyfingers and salt. Toss and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Roast besan in another non stick pan till fragrant.

Step 4

Place yogurt in a bowl. Add turmeric powder and salt and whisk till smooth.

Step 5

Cut red chillies into pieces and add to ladyfingers along with coriander powder. Toss again.

Step 6

Add roasted besan, mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add yogurt mixture. Mix well, lower heat, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring once a while.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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