Shallow fried bhindi with achari masala makes a super delicious side dish to be served with dal chawal or rotis and tadka dal. Select very tender ones for this recipe.
Bhindi / okra .... 200 gms
Saunf / fennel seeds .. 1 tsp
Cumin seeds ............ 1 tsp
Methi / fenugreek seeds .. 1/2 tsp
Kalonji / onion seeds ..... 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies .............. 2
Turmeric powder ........ 1/8 tsp
Coriander powder .... 1/2 tsp
Ginger powder ..... 1/4 tsp
Amchoor / dry mango powder .. 1/4 tsp
Salt ... to taste
Oil ......... 3-4 tbsps
1. Lightly dry roast the saunf, jeera, methi and kalonji seeds along with the dry red chillies.
2. Grind them coarsely. Mix the mango powder, ginger powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
3. Wash the bhindis well and wipe them with a kitchen towel. Cut out the edges and give a slit in the middle. Sprinkle salt on them.
4. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the bhindis.
5. When they are three-fourths done sprinkle the ground achari masala.
6. Simmer until done stirring them a couple of times.
looks yum! this goes well with bread, naan or rice.ReplyDelete
Thanks Veena.. goes well with anythingDelete
Looks Delicious !!ReplyDelete
Hi Shobha, very nice and tempting bhindi, visiting first time.ReplyDelete
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Achari bhindi looks delicious.ReplyDelete
lovely bhindi dearReplyDelete
I love achari bhindi, this looks so delicious and mouthwatering..ReplyDelete
Thanks a lot SonaDelete
I always used to chuckle as a child when I'd see Ladies Fingers on the menu in an Indian Restaurant but I can't think that I've ever tried them so really must after reading your delicious recipe:-)ReplyDelete
Thanks for the compliment Camilla.. do try them if you can.Delete
This is one version of bhindi that I have never tried, I love how tasty the achari masala is and it takes away the sliminess of the bhindi.ReplyDelete
Thanks. You must try it dear.Delete
Never tried making achari bhindi. Sounds delicious and easy to make. Like you said will tastw great with rotis too.ReplyDelete
Must try this Archana. They really taste good with achari masala.Delete
The spices used here sounds flavoursome, will soon make it. My family loves bhindi and this will be a good addition to my recipes.ReplyDelete
Thanks Jayashree. Your family will surely love this bhindi preparation.Delete
Achaari bhindi is one the fav ways to have bhindi - something that we all love. Will try ur version next time- kalyaniReplyDelete
Good to hear that and yes everybody's recipe tastes a bit different. Nice to try out with some variation each time.Delete
Achari bhindi looks absolutely mouthwatering. I would love to have it with roti or paratha. Even puri will be taste great with this chatpata bhindi. Wonderful share.ReplyDelete
Thank you Sujata. The tangy and spicy masala makes them taste so good.Delete
Okra is one of my all time favorite veggies. Thanks for another delicious new recipe to utilize them!ReplyDelete
Being a bhindi lover you will surely like this preparation.Delete
I've not tried achari bhindi. It looks and sounds very tempting. Will have to give this bhindi recipe a try. Always looking for different ways to prepare okra.ReplyDelete
Mayuri, you will surely fall in love with this bhindi preparation. Do try it.Delete
This achari bindi looks delicious. I have never made achari bindi before so am looking forward to trying this new recipe.ReplyDelete
Do try it Mina. Really tastes awesome.Delete
Achaari bhindi is yet another favorite of mine. The achar masala is such a versatile spice mix to give the explosion of flavors in the recipe with every mouthful.ReplyDelete
You are absolutely right Priya. This masala enhances any dish when added.Delete