Friday, September 30, 2011

Bhindi Achari

When you are too bored of eating the same bhindi recipe, try this easy recipe with a twist. Tastes good, and gets ready in a jiffy.

  • 3 cups chopped bhindi (okra)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric seeds
  • 2 tsp dry red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp pickle gravy (any)
  • salt to taste
  1. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds
  2. Once they begin to splutter add the onions. Saute till they are browned evenly.
  3. Add the chopped okra, and all the dried spices.
  4. Mix it all well and cover and cook for ten minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Once the okra has cooked, add pickle gravy (the masala in the pickle, not the pickled  ingredients)
  6. Add the salt. Add very little in beginning, taste and then adjust accordingly.
  7. Serve hot with chapati or parantha.

Happy Cooking!

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