Jun 20, 2011
Rajasthani Bhindi is a stir fry recipe which goes very well with Dal-Chawal(my favorite).when I started cooking this Rajasthani recipes in this Blogging Marothan I realize that most of the recipe's they cook in a healthy way of course they use ghee a lot and one more ingredient in there cuisine is Besan.In almost all recipes I think Besan is one of the Impartent ingredient.In that array This is one recipe From Rahasthan, Rajasthani Bhindi. This is the 5th recipe for Blogging Marothan#6 in my theme Regional recipes.Here I go.....
INGREDIENTS:---Bhindi(okra) ---- 250g
Check peaflour(besan) ---- 3 tab sp
Red chilli powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Coriander powder --- 1 tea sp
Cumin powder ---- 1 tea sp
Dry mango powder(amchur)-- 1 tea sp
Turmeric powder -- 1/2 tea sp
Garam masala powder --1 tea sp
Salt ---- 1 tea sp or according to your taste
Kalonji(onion seeds) ---- 1/2 tea sp
Saunf(fennel seeds)---- 1tea sp
Cumin seeds (jeera) --- 1/2 tea sp
1.Wash and wipe okra(bhindi) set a side to dry for 5 minutes.
2.Cut the ends and make a slit one side.
3.In a mixing bowl take chick pea flour,red chilli powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,dry mango powder,garam masala powder,salt,1 tab. sp. oil mix well to combine every thing.
4.Now fill this masala in to the okra and set a side.
5.Heat oil in a fry pan or kadai(deep frying pan)add fennel, onion and cumin seeds, fry for a minute then add the stuffed okras cover and cook for 10 minutes
6.After 10 minutes remove the lid and mix gently and stir fry till okras turn in ti nice golden color this will take another 10 - 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and serve hot with Dal-Chawal or with roti.