Thursday, September 22, 2011

Stuffed Ladyfinger or Bhindi Masala

Ladyfinger lover will always love this Dish. I first got to know this recipie when my mummy bought a microwave and in its booklet they had mentioned about how to cook this masala bhindi in microwave. Immediately i tried and i came out with colourful and bright result. Post marriage i wanted to cook it but then on gas , This is what i tried and to my luck i was able to make my hubby too happy with it. :-)
It can be served with chapati or with Rice.
This recipie will serve four.

  • Lady finger/Bhindi/Okra - 400gms
  • Mustard oil- 3 Tsp
Ingredients for Masala:
  • Turmeric Powder- 1 Tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1 Tsp
  • Pepper Powder- 1 Tsp
  • Aam chur (Dried Mango Powder)- 1 Tsp
  • cinnamom Powder - 1/2 Tsp
  • Tomato - finely chopped 1(medium in size)
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Onion- 1 finely chopped (medium in size)
  • Oil - for frying
  • Green chillies - 2 pcs
Method for preparing Masala:
  • Take oil in one pan
  • Add the cinammom powder
  • Add the chopped the chillies
  • Add the finely sliced onion
  • Fry for sometime.
  • Now make a thick paste of the remaining ingredients by adding some water to it
  • Fry out this paste along with onion.
  • Fry out until u can sense all the flavours of masala
Method for stuffing and cooking Bhindi:
  • Slit the bhindi as shown in the picture
  • Stuff the masala inside the slits
  • Heat 2 Tsp of oil in a flat kadai
  • Now slowly put all the stuffed bhindi into oil
  • Sprinkle some salt over the bhindi
  • Sprinkle little water
  • Cover the kadai and allow the bhindi to be cooked for 5 min.
  • Keep turning the bhindi from time to time such that the whole bhindi is evenly cooked

Your stuffed lady finger is now ready to serve

Enjoy :-)
Happy cooking...By: Sushmita Pandit

By: Sushmita Pandit