Rajasthani Bhindi (Okra stuffed with gram flour and crisp fried)
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2-3
 
Ingredients
  • 250 grams Bhindi/Okra.Wash and pat dry okra. Cut off the tops and bottom. Slit them along the lengths.
  • 2 long green chilies slit lengthwise
  • 4 tbsp besan (gram flour)
  • 4 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds powder
  • 2 tsp dry mango(amchoor) powder
  • 1 and ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 and ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 and ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 4-5 tbsp Oil
Instructions
  1. Take a large bowl. Add gram flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder.
  2. Add cumin seeds powder, dry mango powder, fennel seeds powder,cumin seeds powder, dry mango powder, fennel seeds powder,garam masala, salt as per taste. Add 1 tbsp oil and mix them all well.
  3. Stuff all the bhindis with this stuffing.
  4. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds and stir them.
  5. Now add green chilies.
  6. Now line the bottom of the pan with all the bhindis(okra).
  7. Pour 1-2 tbsp oil at the side of the vessel.
  8. Cover and cook the bhindi for 10 mins.
  9. Bhindi gets cooked in 10 mins.Now cook the bhindi uncovered to make them crispy.
  10. When Bhindi turns crispy and brown from one side, flip it to make them crispy from other side.
  11. In about 10 mins, Bhindi becomes crispy from all sides. Turn off the flame .
  12. Rajasthani Bhindi can be relished with missi roti and phulkas
Recipe by Kali Mirch - by Smita at https://kalimirchbysmita.com/rajasthani-bhindi/