Stuffed Bhindi

Stuffed Bhindi | Bharwa Bhindi

Stuffed Bhindi / Stuffed Okra is a delicious vegetable side dish where Okra is stuffed with spices and cooked in open pan .
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: No Onion , No Garlic
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Okra / Bhindi
  • 2 Tbsp Dry Coconut
  • 2 Tbsp Fried Gram
  • 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1.5 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera Powder / Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Kitchen King Masala or Garam Masala
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 1.5 - 2 Tbsp Mustard Oil or any cooking oil

Instructions

  • Rinse and Wash bhindi/ okra , wipe it completely dry using a soft kitchen towel. Its very important orelse okra will be slippery.
  • Trim the edges of the okra, slit okra lengthwise without breaking or cutting into 2 halves , set aside.
  • In a blender , add dry coconut , roasted gram , red chilli powder , coriander powder , turmeric powder , jeera powder , dry mango powder , salt and garam masala powder . Blend to fine powder.
  • Fill the blended spice powder inside the slit bhindi.
  • Heat 1-2 Tbsp of mustard oil , arrange the spice stuff bhindi .
  • If any extra spice is remaining just sprinkle it over the bhindi and cook on medium heat for 10-12 minutes.
  • With the help of spoon or spatula , turn the bhindi / okra to other side and continue to cook for another 8-10 minutes or till done.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.Serve it hot as a side dish along with Rice-sambar , Dal Chawal , Khichdi or Roti Dal.