How to make Bhindi Basar -

Deep fried lady fingers cooked in onion tomato based gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfinger (भिंडी), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bhindi Basar

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bhindi Basar Recipe

  • Ladyfinger 1 inch pieces 600 grams

  • Onion 3 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Rub salt and deep fry lady fingers in medium hot oil for five to seven minutes or till crisp.

Step 2

Heat three tablespoons oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Add onions and sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 4

Add the tomatoes and sauté till the tomatoes are soft.

Step 5

Add green chillies, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt and sauté for another two minutes.

Step 6

Add fried lady fingers and sauté for another minute.

Step 7

Serve hot with chapatis.

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