Bharwan Bhindi/Stuffed Okra

Bharwan Bhindi/Stuffed Okra

Bhindi is my first love. I have fond memories of loving the bhindi that my school friend's , Nupur, mom used to pack in her lunch box. I can never make it her way even if I want. :)

Today I got up super early with the husband who had a flight to catch. Bangalore Airport's distance is such a pain I tell you :(

Anyway. Here is my fav concoction for the bharwaan bhindi.

Bharwan Bhindi/Stuffed OkraBhindi is my first love. I have fond memories of loving the bhindi that my school friend's , Nupur, mom used to pack in her lunch box. I can never make it her way even if I want. :) Today I got up super early with the husband who had a flight to catch. Bangalore Airport's distance is such a pain I t...

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Preparation Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Fresh medium/small size Okra/Ladies finger/Bhindi .
250-300 gms
Sesame seeds/Til. .
1 tbsp
Cumin/Jeera powder. .
1 tbsp
Dhaniya powder/Coriander powder. .
1 tbsp
Amchoor powder/Chat . masala *optional.
1/2 tbsp
Anardana powder. .
1/2 tbsp
Salt and red chilly powder
to taste.
Oil. .
1 tbsp
Jeera/ cumin seeds. .
1 tsp

Steps

  1. Slit the bhindi length wise making a pocket to stuff the masala.
  2. In a small bowl, add all the masalas and mix well.
  3. Carefully fill the bhindi with the masala, generously.
  4. If a little masala is left, it is good :)
  5. Once they are all done, heat oil in a pan and add the jeera.
  6. Once it browns a little, reduce the heat to low-medium.
  7. Add the bhindi one at a time and lay them properly in the pan.
  8. Let them cook on one side for a few min.
  9. Toss them gently and let the other side cook.
  10. Sprinkle the extra masala on top and mix with a light hand.
  11. The bhindi shall be done once it changes color to dark green.
  12. Serve with roti/bhakri/paratha.

wash the lady fingers/okra and wipe with a cloth to soak them. Cut the ends and keep aside