Bhendi Masala


1/2 pound okra(ladies finger)
3 medium sized red onions
4 green chilies
1 tablespoon khus-khus
a handful of cashews
2 tomatoes
cup yogurt
1 teaspoon chili powder
teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
a little each of cumin, methi seeds and saunf
salt for taste
fresh cilantro for garnish

Method :

  1. Chop the okra into pieces a little shorter than your pinky. (Wash and clean them before chopping) Dry them thoroughly and fry them in oil partially.
  2. You can finish crisping them in the oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. (This method uses less oil) Keep the fried okra aside.
  3. In a pan dry roast the khus-khus and cashews. Take them off the pan and add a little oil to the pan.
  4. Chop the onions and brown them lightly in the oil.
  5. Grind the onions along with the khus-khus and cashews.
  6. In the pan add 2 tablespoons of oil. (Slice the green chilies and the tomatoes) Add the cumin, methi seeds & saunf when oil is hot.
  7. Then add sliced green chilies & tomatoes.
  8. Cook for 5 min. Now add the ground paste and all spice powders from 8 to 10. Cook til oil separates.
  9. Add yogurt and cook for 15 min. Salt to taste, garnish with cilantro.
  10. Finally add the fried okra, mix well and switch off the stove. Enjoy with pulav or all kind of rotis.

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