Monday, June 27, 2011

Masalay Wali Bhindi ( Curried Okra )


Masalay Wali Bhindi ( Curried Okra ) ... Okra / Lady finger / Bhindi cooked in a tomato based gravy. You can make it like this or you an also add meat to it. 


Masalay Wali Bhindi ( Curried Okra )
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* Prep. Time : 20 minutes
* Cook Time : 40 - 45 minutes
* Serves : 3 - 4

Ingredients :
  • 500 gm. okra / lady finger ( bhindi )
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tsp. salt
Method :
  • Wash the okra and pat dry with absorbent paper ( it should be dry to cut or they will become slimy).
  • Slice of tops and and ends and discard. Slice okra crosswise into 1/2 inch thickness, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and sir fry until light brown.
  • Add cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste and fry for few seconds.
  • Add tomatoes, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Add 1/2 cup water; mix well and let it simmer for 10 - 15 minutes till water dries out & oil separates.
  • Add okra; mix well and cook on low heat ( stirring occasionally so they do not stick to the pan ) until okra is done.
  • Serve with chapati / paratha.
Note :
  • You can also make this with meat. Add meat after frying the onion, add tomatoes & spices. Add enough water to cook the meat, cook until the meat is almost done & the water dries out. Then add bhindi and cook till the bhindi is done.

Linking this to Any One Can Cook : Series 23 , by Umm Mymoonah at Taste of Pearl City 

Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


33 comments :

  1. Thats an inviting platter of delicious okras..

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  2. The best & tastiest way to enjoy crunchy bhindi!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. Hmm..bhindi is a summer blessing :)
    Nice post as usual :)

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  4. Love bhindi fry and this looks too good...

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  5. wow so tempting !! looks so wonderful !!

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  6. Wow delicious and tempting..love okra..nice recipe

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  7. Ohhhh! Okra! Always one of my favorite! Thanks for the wonderful recipe!

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  8. Okra is one of my favorite vegitables! Thanks for the recipe. It really sounds very tasty!

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  9. I love okra and this looks like a delicious way to prepare it!

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  10. Nice recipe dear....makes a good side with rice...

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  11. Thank you so much to all of you for liking it :)

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  12. Yummy and tasty this dish sure looks yummm

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  13. I love okra, I can imagine how yummy when okra cook with curry.

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  14. I loved this a lot. Will try this soon.

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  15. Thank you Sheeba & Sonia for your kind words :)

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  16. Hi ambeen, I love lady’s fingers very much especially blanched and eat with dip.
    But your tomato based gravy is something totally different from all the bhindi recipes I knew.
    I would certainly look forward to try this out.

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  17. Hi ambeen, I love lady’s fingers very much especially blanched and eat with dip.
    But your tomato based gravy is something totally different from all the bhindi recipes I knew.
    I would certainly look forward to try this out.

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  18. Loved your spicy version of okra, looks very delicious. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)

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  19. Love okra. and this is a cool reipe. Have to try it out :D

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  20. I am always up for new recipies that I have never tried before! This sounds pretty unique but good!!

    XO Lindsay

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  21. Hi Ambreen,
    Spicy Okra fry looks yum....you have a lovely blog with wonderful recipes...glad to follow you dear

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  22. Delicious and spicy bindi masala.

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  23. Thank you all for your kind words about my post :)

    Welcome Kaveri! Thanks for visiting my blog and joining as a follower. You just completed my century of followers :)

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  24. Spicy bhindi.. perfect with hot rotis..

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  25. Thank you Mehjabeen for stopping by :)

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