Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Okra (Bhendi) Masala !!


Okra cut into pieces (1 bowl)
1 Onion finely chopped
1 tsp Ginger& Garlic paste
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp Jeera powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 sprig curry leaves
2 cloves
Salt to taste
Chopped corianderleaves
Make a paste with Tomato & all the powders above with a little water and keep aside.


The cut okra is shallow fried in oil & kept aside . Heat 1tbsp oil,to this add the cumin seeds, curry leaves ginger garlic paste and the onions , saute' for 5-10mts till the onions are translucent. later add the ground masala & saute' till the masala is almost dry. Now, add the fried bhendis,salt and stir fry for few mts till done. garnish with chopped coriander leaves(optional) .