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Top 10 Bhindi Recipes
Last Updated : Sep 16,2017
Top 10 Bhindi Recipes
Top 10 Bhindi Recipes
Bhindi Masala always brings to mind a yummy dish, literally floating in oil! Free yourself from the calorie scare with this innovative zero-oil recipe for Bhindi Masala.
Despite not having any oil, your favourite dish is as tasty as ever, as the bhindi is stuffed with a mouth-watering mixture of spices and spice powders. A generous amount of coriander is added to the stuffing mix, to get a really invigorating flavour!
As this recipe has no oil, you have to be careful when cooking the ladies finger, as they might get burnt if you don't turn them over at the right time.
With its awesome taste and texture, this oil-free Bhindi Masala is a wonderful way to top up on folic acid, which is crucial for healthy brain functioning.
Enjoy it hot and fresh with rotis
. Try to have it immediately, and avoid reheating, as the bhindi might get dry.
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. Serve hot with any roti
of your choice.
An elaborate masala of sesame, coconut and coriander together with other spices and powders is at the heart of this mouth-watering preparation of fresh ladies finger. Small and tender okras are stuffed with this aromatic masala and cooked with a tempering of asafoetida. Cover and cook the stuffed okras, stirring occasionally, till they become tender. You will notice that the masala also gets cooked along with the vegetable, giving the Bhindi Sambhariya a very appetizing aroma! With its traditional and timeless appeal, this Gujarati delicacy can be served at any occasion, with any meal.
An evergreen favourite of the Syrian Christians in Kerala, Bhindi Mappas features sautéed bhindi in aromatic coconut milk gravy.
Although the bhindi does take some time to cook, this recipe is otherwise quite easy as it makes use of everyday ingredients and simple cooking methods.
An assortment of pungent ingredients like ginger, garlic, curry leaves, etc., perk up the coconut milk, turning it from a mellow ingredient into a mouth-watering gravy for the ladies finger. Serve with plain rice
You can also try other Kerala style variants of bhindi like Dahi Bhindi
or Bhindi Onion Stir Fry
Here's a great way to enjoy a Rajasthani delicacy that is simply sumptuous and low in calories. Choose young and tender bhindis for this recipe that will cook quickly. Above all, the rich and fascinating aroma is so tempting that you won't feel that you're eating low calorie food.
For a taste of authentic Gujarati
cuisine, have a go at the Stuffed Bhindi Sambhariya. Ladies finger, cooked with a stuffing of roasted besan and spice powders, the Stuffed Bhindi Sambhariya has a very different taste, which leaves a lingering warmth on your palate.
Its spicy, tangy and sweet flavour goes very well with rotis. You can also enjoy it with rice and dal. Nevertheless, it is made only with common ingredients and is quite easy to make.
Just make sure that you remember to stir the stuffed bhindi once in a while, at least four or five times so that the besan does not burn.
You can also try your hand at other recipes like the Bhindi Kali Mirch
and Bhindi Do Pyaza
A perfect low calorie version of the famous north-indian delicacy in which the ladies finger is tossed with sautéed onions. Traditionally the bhindis are deep-fried to whip up this delicacy. Here is a heart-friendly variation to enjoy your favourite subzi and yet keep a check on calories as well as fat.
Bhindi also called okra or ladies finger has acquired an exotic image in the west, but in fact this is one of the most commonly consumed vegetable in India. The Punjabis love their bhindi and eat it in every form, fried curries and stuffed. Here this delicious vegetable has been deep-fried, making it crisp and crunchy and then tossed in a semi dry masala before serving. Serve sukhi bhindi with some Punjabi Dals / Kadhis and Cooked Rice.
Homely and quick, this is a no-fuss recipe that you can make on any day. It is made with everyday ingredients and the all-time favourite vegetable bhindi. And most importantly, it tastes awesome!
Try serving it to your family and nobody will believe that it was so easy and quick. The Stir-Fried Bhindi with Peanuts has the rich flavour of bhindi, enhanced with the crunch of onions and the tang of tomatoes.
A garnish of roasted and crushed peanuts imparts a fabulous taste and texture to the bhindi, making it quite unique. Serve hot with phulka
Bhindi Do Pyaza
, Bhindi Mappas Stuffed Bhindi with Paneer
and Bhindi Sambhariya
are a few more exciting bhindi sabzi recipes.
You will love this dish irrespective of whether you usually like bhindi or not.
Slit okra is coated with cornflour and deep-fried to an excitingly crisp texture, before being tossed with lip-smacking ingredients like spring onions, ginger, garlic and soya sauce that simply make you drool with their strong Oriental flavour.
Serve the Crispy Okra immediately to retain its crispness and enjoy the best flavours too. You might have to fry the bhindi for quite some time to get the crispy texture, but the outcome is worth your patience.
Serve as Starters / Snacks
or as a side dish to the Main Course
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