Achaari Dahi Bhindi

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A double-tangy subzi with the combined sourness of curds and tomatoes, perked up with a wide assortment of seeds and spice powders, which give it a super peppy flavour and aroma too. The ladies finger is sliced and shallow-fried before preparing the gravy, so that it has a nice texture and does not end up gooey, which sometimes happens when you add bhindi to a dish without sautéing it properly. Allow the Achaari Dahi Bhindi to boil for a few minutes after adding the bhindi so that it soaks in the flavours of the curd mixture. Serve hot with any roti of your choice.

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  1. Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the ladies finger and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while tossing occasionally. Remove in a deep bowl and keep aside.
  2. Heat the remaining 1 tbsp of oil in the same broad non-stick pan, add the fennel seeds, mustard seeds, nigella seeds, fenugreek seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 30 more seconds.
  4. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Lower the flame, add the curds mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the shallow-fried ladies finger and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot.

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 on 01 Aug 15 12:18 PM

I was so bored of having that same bhindi subzi everytime and then i came across this recipe. The curds lends an amazing flavour to this subzi. It is delicious. The achaari flavour is also complementing the bhindi in a really good way. Over all a nice recipe to give a try.
 on 17 May 15 11:44 AM

turned out so good... specially the taste of ginger n curd made this receipe a wow
 on 13 Mar 14 02:42 PM

This went really well. So tasty and different than usual bhindi I make. Must try.
 on 22 Mar 13 12:23 PM

This is just yummy like bhindi achaar
 on 16 Jul 12 02:07 PM

it turned out yummmy. going to make it again. a nice change from the usual bhindi recipe i make.
 on 26 Sep 11 07:08 PM

 on 23 Jul 11 03:26 PM