Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Dry Bhindi Sabji (Dry Okra Recipe)

Dry Bhindi Sabji (Dry ladiesfinger masala)
Do your kids turn their nose up at the mention of ladiesfinger/Okra/bhindi? Try out this tasty and easy recipe of dry bhindi sabji (Dry okra recipe) and watch them gobble it all up. This recipe is something I learnt from my friend Rohini's mom, Meghana Ghatpande. Meghana aunty-thanks a ton for making this one of the kids favorite recipes :)
Ingredients for the dry bhindi sabzi:
  • Okra/ladies finger/bhindi: 250gms
  • Cumin powder: 1tsp
  • Chilly powder: 1/4th tsp (optional)
  • Lemon: a dash
  • Cilantro/Coriander leaves: 1-2tbsp chopped(for garnish)
  • Salt: to taste
  • Oil: 1tbsp
  1. Wash, pat dry and cut the okra.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the okra slices. 
  3. Stir occasionally till the okra is almost done (the slimy part goes away) .
  4. Add the cumin powder , salt and/or red chilly powder and mix well.
  5. Stir fry till done.
  6. Switch off. Squeeze a dash of lime and garnish with cilantro.
  7. Serve the dry bhindi sabzi as a side with rice and dal or with phulkas.

 Dry Bhindi Sabji with phulkas


Desi Traveler said...

Bhindi is my favorite... i love the same with a bit of lemon juice added with garam rotis...

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian) said...

@Desi Traveler-yes, a dash of lemon would taste great!

Rohini said...

Mom super liked! She also said some lemon and some corriander to garnish will do wonders too! Thanks!

Sweta (My Indian Dietitian) said...

@Rohini-okie,dokie, will make the addition in the recipe :)