Monday, June 10, 2013

Aloo Bhindi Masala



When Aloo and Bhindi are prepare together, they taste awesome. Aloo bhindi is very easy to prepare and goes well with roti or paratha. Earlier I was not sure about the taste as my mom never prepared this at home but when I prepared it  for first time I was quite puzzled that why am never tried this super easy and tasty dish.

RECIPE:
Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins

Ingredients:

  • Bhindi/Okra: 10-12  (Washed, patted dry and cut into 1″ long pieces)
  • Potatoes : 2 medium (Boiled Peeled and diced)
  • Onions : 1 big (Finely chopped fine)
  • Tomatoes : 2 medium (Finely chopped fine)
  • Ginnger-garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd : 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli pwd : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander pwd : 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin pwd:  1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to cook
  • Coriander leaves : few string (chopped)
Method:


  • Fry the bhindi/okra for 5-8 mins or  till done. Take out and set aside.
  • Fry the boiled potatoes till browned and set aside.


  • Heat a little oil and add cumin, once it starts spluttering add ginger-garlic paste. Cook for few sec and add chopped onion and saute till transparent or light brown in color.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and  salt and cook till tomatoes are soft. 
  • Add the turmeric pwd, cumin pwd, chilli pwd and coriander pwd. Mix well and cook till oil starts separating. 


  • Add fried bhindi, potato and coriander leaves. Mix well and cook for few more mins.


Note:
  • Can replace boiled potatoes with deep fried potatoes.


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