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
Servings: 2 People
- 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
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.