Monday, October 20, 2008

Barvan Bhindi ( Stuffed okra)



INGREDIENTS

10 to 15 okras ( washed and slit vertical in the middle)
1 onion ( sliced)
3 to 4 green chilis ( cut length wise)
1 tsp cumin seeds and musturd seeds
2 dry red chillis
2 cloves of garlic ( chopped )
2 tbs oil

For Masala

1/2 cup pappulu ( roasted chanadal)
2 tsp coconut powder ( dry)
3 garlic cloves
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 lemon juice
2 tbs oil
salt






METHOD
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Wash okra , dry with paper towel and make a slit in the middle and keep aside
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Grind all masala ingredients to a powder ( except oil and lemon juce )
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Now add oil and lemon juice to a ground masala powder and mix well
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Stuff each okra with 1 tsp masala powder ( like as shown in the pic)
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Keep the remaining masala aside
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Place all the stuffed okras in a ( rice cooker steamer or idli plates) STEAM them for 10 min
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( steaming processes makes the okras cook faster and use less oil )
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Now heat oil in a wide pan ,add cumin seeds , musturd seeds , dry red chillis , garlic , green chillis and onions ,sautee every thing for 2 min
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Now add steamed okras , lower the flame and fry for 15 min ( mixing in the middle ) until well roasted ( make sure not to burn)
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Finally sprinkle remaining masala powder , mix well and cook for another 5 min
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Done ,serve hot with roti , or rice
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34 comments:

Priti said...

Looks mouth watering..pics are so nice...wonderful post

Happy cook said...

I am ,ot a okra fan, but this i will like to try, they really look delicious

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

i have some okras lying in the fridge and i will reserve it to try this recipe :) looks gr8

Usha said...

Looks delicious,loved the stuffing with dalia :-)

Mandira said...

love the color of the bhindi... nice pics:)

DEESHA said...

that looks totally delicious ... very yummy .. am going to try this

Curry Leaf said...

Absolutely Delicious,nice bhindi

raaji said...

wonderful pic saagari....loved the color.....fel in love with thi pic....sure will try this......

Priya said...

Wowow wat a amazing clicks...mouthwatering bharwan bhindi Sagari..

meeso said...

That first picture was all it took... Now I know I need to make this! Amazing!

DK said...

These are among my all time fav! Love them like crazy. The pics turned out to be simply mouth watering :)

LG said...

steaming okras is indeed a useful tip. Pics are awesome Sagari

sowmya said...

lovely picture..i love the stuffing..i usually do it with groundnut..will do your version next time..

k said...

The picture is droolworthy!
I guess we have to use roasted chanadal...Dalia is actually broken wheat.

Nidhi said...

Lovely pics! The bhindis are looking very good however my preparation is quite diff from yours.

jayasree said...

Delicous, mouthwatering pics...

Uma said...

I couldn't take my eyes off the pics. Lovely curry Sagari!

Jayashree said...

Looks delicious....I have a different way of making bharwan bhindi on my blog. Do chk it out when u can.

Sharmila said...

Such beautiful pics ... as usual. And a good recipe. :-)

Pearlsofeast said...

wow, ur pictures always stuns me and this is an awesome recipe. steaming is a great idea Sagari,
Hope u are keeping well and when is ur baby due.Good luck.

Indranee said...

Lovely bhindi preparation...love the colors!!

Sujatha said...

I am drooling on your bhindi! Awsome color and looks gorgeous.. I'm going to try this next time :)

Sireesha said...

I am drooling over bhindi...Looks amazing and divine...

Praneetha Raghava said...

superb!!! excellent pictures.

n33ma said...

Thanks for visiting my Blog......I just loved the photo..beautiful color and good recipe too

Rathna said...

Thanks for your visit to my blog..First time here...loved your blog.:)

sreechandana said...

wow super awesome gaa vunnai pics... asalu chustuntene noru vurutundi

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Lovely stuffed Okra... they are delectable and yummy...

Subhorup Dasgupta said...

Nice recipe, excellent pics. You may want to check out the crispy okra on my blog (not the batter fried ones).

Divya Vikram said...

too appealing pics..

zlamushka said...

This is looking fantastic, Sagari :-) Lovely dish, looks like a milder version of stuffed chilies curry. Love it, bookmarked :-)

kruthika said...

Hi, your presentation is awesome!!wanna taste dis immedietly!!

Anonymous said...

i made it just now...it's so yummy...

swati said...

wow thank you so much. i was thinking to cook bharwan bhindi for a long time. you have helped me a lot.i will surely try it.