Thursday, May 23, 2013

KADAI BHENDI(BHINDI)/OKRA/LADIES FINGER



INGREDIENTS:-

Bhendi(Bhindi)/Okra/Ladies finger-24-25
Capsicum-1 large(cut into cubed)
Chopped Onion-1 large
Chopped Tomato-2 large
Ginger-garlic paste-2 tsp
Whole garam masala-1 tbsp
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tsp
Red chili powder--1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
Crushed coriander seeds-1 tsp
Dry fenugreek leaves-2 tsp
Slitted Green chilies-4
Cashew nut paste-1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil-3 tbsp
Fresh Cream-2 tsp(for garnish)

METHOD:-

1-Wash and clean the bhendi/okra and pat dry and cut into 2 pieces.Fry them with little oil to avoid stickiness.Keep them aside.
2-Heat oil in a kadhai add whole garam masala,cumin seeds and crushed coriander seeds and,let them splutter.add the onions and fry for a minute.
3-Add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone.Add salt,dry fenugreek leaves,turmeric,coriander,red chili and garam masala powders and mix well.
4-Add the chopped tomatoes and green chili and fry till tomatoes gets mashed up.Add then cashew nut paste and fry for a min till oil separates.
5-Add the capsicum and fry in medium flame for a minute.Add the fried ladies fingers and add 1/4 cup of water.
6-Just cook for 5 minutes in medium flame and stir well and cook covered again for another 2 mins.Adjust the salt.
7-Remove from heat,garnish with fresh cream and Serve hot with roti or rice..


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