Bhindi Masala ( Zero Oil Recipe)

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Bhindi masala always brings to mind a yummy dish, literally floating in oil! I am sure many of you must have refrained from indulging in this subzi because of its obviously high oil-content. Not anymore. Here is a healthier, oil-free version of bhindi masala that tastes equally great.

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Bhindi Masala ( Zero Oil Recipe) recipe - How to make Bhindi Masala ( Zero Oil Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 serving
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20 tender ladies finger (bhindi)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
1/2 cup roughly chopped roasted onion
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
2 tsp garam masala
2 tsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For Serving
rotis / parathas
  1. Wash, dry and slit the ladies finger lengthwise.
  2. Cut the ladies finger into half horizontally and stuff little prepared paste into each bhindi halve. Keep aside.
  3. Heat a non-stick kadhai, add the bhindi and the remaining paste, mix well and cover and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes or till they become soft, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot with rotis or parathas.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 151 kcal
Protein 2.9 gm
Carbohydrates 21.8 gm
Fat 5.8 gm
Fibre 3.1 gm
Folic acid 61.3 mcg

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Bhindi Masala ( Zero Oil Recipe)
 on 25 Aug 16 02:00 PM

Healthy spicy taste just delicious..try this.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Priya , we are delighted you loved the Bhindi Masala recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
25 Aug 16 04:45 PM
Bhindi Masala
 on 18 Sep 14 02:38 PM

Try this new and fresh type of bhindi ki subzi. It is stuffed bhindi. The stuffing has coriander and roasted onion as its core ingredient. It has a very intense taste to it.
Bhindi Masala
 on 03 Sep 13 09:36 PM

Bhindi Masala
 on 13 Feb 13 10:47 PM

i liked the taste, but the bhindis were overcooked in the pressure cooker.probably just frying should work.
Bhindi Masala
 on 12 Oct 11 09:46 AM

Healthy. Bhindi Masala is on the spicy side and has extra masala which is spread over the bhindi. Pressure cooking the bhindi makes it healthy. Make sure you wash your bhindis well and see the inside is clean after you cut them. Some times they can be infested. Much better than the fired version.
Bhindi Masala
 on 05 Dec 10 08:56 PM

Its very easy to mess up bhindi..but i stuck to this recipe and passed the bhindi test with flying colours! Its crisp and delicious! thanks.