Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Besan Bhindi /Okra Stir Fry with gram flour

1 pound small Okra/Ladies finger
1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1 1/2 tsp Roasted cumin powder
1 tsp Amchur powder
1 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf), crushed
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tbsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Onion seeds (kalonji)
8- 10 Shallots
Cut the Okras/lady fingers top and bottom and make a slit on one side without cutting through.
In a bowl, mix salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, roasted cumin powder, amchur, fennel seeds, red chilli powder and coriander powder.
Fill this mixture into the slits. Sprinkle the remaining mixture (if any) over the okras/lady fingers and add a tablespoon of oil.
Heat the remaining oil in a sauce pan, add onion seeds and sauté it. Add shallots and sauté for one minute. Add gram flour and sauté for a couple more minutes. Add the stuffed Okras/lady fingers and mix, cover the lid and cook in a low flame,stirring occasionally, till the okras/lady fingers get cooked and turn crisp.
Serve with chapathis

10 comments: said...

Lovely okra dish.

SathyaSridhar said...

Okra fry looks perfect n tempting dear,,nice veggie n good for the health...nice click dear...

Malar Gandhi said...

Fried okras sounds wonderful to me, they look very crispy.

Tina said...

Sounds delicious and yummy...

Gulmohar said...

I love okra fry and this looks fantastic

Panchpakwan said...

Very nice dish with okra.
Beautiful layout design.
Above pic of all spice looks so good!

Priya said...

Delicious stir fry, loved ur version, will try soon..Ur new template looks beautiful Madhuri..

Nostalgia said...

One of my husbands fav dish... thanks for sharing

Ann said...

I love Okra and the recipe sounds so yumm

Madhura Manoj said...

looks awesome... Foolowing you


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