BHINDI MASALA

BHINDI MASALA
Nidhi
by Nidhi
Okra delicately cooked in a simple assortment of spices, onion and potato. This dish makes a great accompaniment.

Serves: 4 people

Prep : 15 mins

Cooking : 25 mins

Health Hack: Bhindi (Okra) is a superfood with loads of fiber and water content. It is also low in calories and a good source of vitamin C, folate, magnesium and potassium.

Fresh Ingredients

  • Okra (Bhindi) - 700 grams, chop into 1-2 inches
  • Potato (optional) - 1 medium, cut into thin cubes
  • Onion - 1 medium, thinly sliced

Spices

  • Cumin seeds - ½ tbsp
  • Red chilli flakes - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Amchoor (Dry mango powder) - 1 tsp
  • Salt - To taste
  • Vegetable Oil - 4 tbsp.

Cooking Instructions

  • Wash and dry the okra. Cut either ends and further cut into small pieces along the length.
  • Heat some oil in a pan and brown the potatoes on high heat. Season them with salt and set aside.
  • Heat some more oil in a pan followed by cumin seeds. Fry for a few seconds and then add okra.
  • Fry on medium heat for around 10 minutes until okra starts turning crispy. Now add onions along with red chilli, coriander and turmeric powders. Mix well.
  • Add the fried potatoes and cook covered over low heat stirring occasionally.
  • Lastly, add salt and Aamchoor (dry mango powder). When Okra is almost cooked, increase the heat and cook for two minutes before serving.

Nutritional Info

Nutrition
Per Serving
Per 100 g
Energy (kcal)
112
83
Energy (kJ)
468
347
Carbs (g)
11.3
8.8
Protein (g)
3.4
2.1
Fat (g)
6.2
4
Sat. Fat (%)
0.6
0
Salt (g)
1.7
1.2
Fiber (g)
5.3
4.4

Handy Kitchen Tips

Okra naturally has a tendency to be a little slimy so it’s very important to wash in advance and dry it well before you cook it. Store Okra at room temperature for best results.
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