Friday, May 17, 2013


This is an easy microwave version sabzi..specially when you are short of time and don't need to stand in front of the gas for cooking.

Bhindi ... 200 gms
Onion .. 1
Tomato .. 1
Cumin seeds .. 1 tsp
Asafoetida ... a pinch
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder .. 1 tsp
Cumin powder .... 1 tsp
Green chillies .... 1-2
Salt ... to taste
Oil ... 2-3 tbsps


1. Wash and cut the bhindi into pieces.  Cut the onion, tomato and green chillies.

2. In a microwave safe dish, add the oil and cumin seeds and asafoetida. Microwave it for 1 minute.

3. Remove the dish and add all the vegetables and spices mixed together. Microwave for 10 minutes.

4. Remove the dish and stir it. Again microwave for 5 minutes.

5. Open and check if it is done .. mine as done perfectly in 15 minutes.

Note: The time may vary by a few minutes depending on the quantity of the vegetables.

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  1. Delicious bhindi masala, I have tasted it, you added potatoes in it...yum!

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  2. wow shobha ur bhindi masala came out very good

    @sano i also added tomato potatoes next time i made bhindi

    though shobha is right it wud take slight more time for potato to cook too

  3. It looks good! I am sure it tastes good too.

  4. Yummy bhindi masala Shobha.. Loved the addition of potatoes.. Would taste great with hot roti's :-)

  5. very aromatic and very flavorful.. love this microwave bhindi... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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