Bharwa Bhindi

Bhindi, also known as okra and ladyfinger is a easy vegetable to cook. Serve it hot with rice, roti or chapati.

Bharwa Bhindi

12-15 bhindi
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
pinch of hing (optional)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsps red chilli powder
salt to taste
1/2 cup tamarind juice
3 tbsp groundnut powder
3 tbsp sesame powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
coriander leaves, finely chopped


1: Wash the bhindi and dry with towel. Make long slits on the bhindi and cut each bhindi in 3 pieces.

2; Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, hing and saute for few seconds. Now add bhindi, salt and after few seconds add tamarind juice, mix and cover with  lid and let it cook stirring occasionally.

3: When it is 75% done add groundnut powder, sesame powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and cook on low flame till it loses oil (stir in between).

4: Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or roti.

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