Bhindi (Lady finger) - 500 gms.
Tomato - 2 (tomato puree can also be used - 2 tbsp.-- concentrated )
Onion - 1 large sized
Cooking Oil - 4 tbsp.
Mustard seeds, Jeera , Fennel (saunf), turmeric -- 1/4 tsp. each.
Chilli powder - depending on the spiciness required
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves to garnish.
Cut Bhindi into small round slices and fry in 3 tsp. of oil.Heat 1 tbsp. of oil, add mustard, jeera, fennel, & turmeric and fry till the seeds begin to crackle . Add this to the fried bhindi.Grind tomatoes and onion to a smooth paste, add this to the above.Add chilli powder, salt & cook for 3-4 mins.Add 1 cup of water, cover and cook again for 5 mins.Garnish with coriander, serve hot