Thursday, 26 July 2012

Besan Bhindi(Okra)

Besan Bhindi, is really crispy and flavorful dish with the crunch of onions. I love okra since my childhood..and my mother used to make this specially for me quite frequently. Can be enjoyed with Tortilla, Indian Chapati.


Serving: 2 Person

1 lb Roughly Chopped Okra
1 Sliced Medium Onion
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1 tbsp Coriander Powder
1 tsp Dry Mango Powder
3 tbsp Oil
½ tsp Salt
2  tbsp Chickpea Flour/Beasn
2 tsp Water


1) Heat the Oil in large skillet on medium high heat. Take a bowl, add in Chickpea Flour, water,pinch of salt and mix well till become thick paste.

2) Coat chopped okra in above mixture well. Fry coated okra in small batches till becomes crispy.

3) Remove the fried okra from skillet and add in sliced onions in hot oil. Stir till onions becomes translucent.

4) Add in okra and all the dry spices like salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and dry mango powder and mix well.

5) Cook okra for 5 minutes with lid on medium low flame till all the spices are combined well with okra and onions.

6) Serve hot..Enjoy!

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