Bhindi masala recipe | Easy bhindi recipe | How to make bhindi masala

Bhindi masala recipe is a north indian style okra curry dish where okra or ladies finger first stir fried in oil then mix in a mixture of tomato onion gravy flavor with a few indian spices.This flavorful bhindi masala is very delicious and very easy bhindi recipe you can make at home. This aromatic bhindi masala also known as okra masala in india.In this post, you will learn how to make bhindi masala?bhindi masala , bhindi masala recipe , bhindi recipe If you want to make some delicious and easy vegetarian recipes then try this easy bhindi recipe.

To cook perfectly okra masala recipe without gooey, slimy and sticky texture in the dish, you have to properly follow the below step by step instruction.

 

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What is bhindi masala?

Bhindi ” means we know okra or ladies finger and “ Masala ” here means sautéed base of onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and aromatic spices and herbs.

So Bhindi masala recipe means ladies finger or okra cooked in a spiced tangy base of onions, tomatoes and ground spices. The spice combination used here is often added to many Punjabi recipes.

 
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What to serve with bhindi masala?

Serve hot bhindi masala with roti,paratha or naan or you can serve it with rice.

 

Tips to make bhindi masala recipe

 

  • Choice of bhindi : While cooking bhindi recipe always try to buy tender and fresh okra from market as they are smooth,lesser slime with a nice green color as well as less fibrous and cooked faster.

 

  • Chopping methods : Before you chop bhindi, make sure they are completely dry. Try to chop okra slightly larger size so that bhindi will not gooey and sticky while preparing masala. Though some of the slimy substance may sticks to the knife just wipe it with a kitchen paper towel or paper napkin and then continue to chop.

 

  • Cooking method : Always saute okra with some oil before making any bhindi masala or gravy such that it will make gravy or sauce taste good but also remove the stickiness from okra.

 

  • Avoid stickiness : To avoid stickiness while cooking bhindi recipe add some oil and saute them for sometime otherwise sprinkle 2 tablespoons of lemon juice on bhindi after sauteing sometime.This will reduce stickiness from bhindi.

 

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How to make bhindi masala?

Here, the complete preparation of bhindi masala recipe classified into three simple categories first one is preparing okra,

second one is sauteing ladies finger and the last one is cooking bhindi masala.

so, let’s make it now.

 

Preparing okra


1. At first, finely wash bhindi in lot of water in mixture of salt and vinegar.then gently wipe the bhindi and chop into medium size pieces, don’t chop bhindi into small sizes,it will become soogy easily and don’t taste good as bhindi masala.

wash and chop bhindi

  

2. Before cooking bhindi masala recipe we also need tomato puree for this make puree of 2 large size tomatoes.Set aside for later usage.

chop onions

 

 

Sauteing ladies finger

 

1. Now for sauteing ladies finger or okra heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan , spread it with a spatula.

add oil

 

2. Then add the bhindi or ladies finger which we cut slightly larger safe.

add bhindi in frying pan

 

3. Now saute the bhindi in medium flame for 7 to 8 min.

saute the bhindi

 

4. At this stage bhindi is almost cooked , don’t cook further because bhindi will become soogy.

bhindi is almost cooked

 

5. Finally, transfer the bhindi on a plate for latter usage.

transfer the bhindi on a plate

 

Cooking bhindi masala

 

1. Now for cooking bhindi masala in the same frying pan pour 2 tbsp oil and spread it evenly on pan.

pour oil in a pan

 

2. Then add 1 tsp cumin seed, stir it in low flame until it begun splutter.

saute cumin seed

 

3. Now add 1 tbsp chopped ginger garlic saute the mixture 1 min till raw smell disappears.

saute chopped ginger garlic

 

4. Next add 2 medium size chopped onions.

add chopped onion

 

 

5. Now saute the onions till golden brown, then add 2 tablespoon chopped green chili.

saute onion till golden brown and add chopped green chili

 

Note : If you simply want to avoid lot of oil in cooking onions then add a dash of water in pan, stir onions gently and immediately cover the pan for sometime in medium to low flame.

Don’t forget to stir in interval.After sometimes you will see onions becomes translucent quickly.

 

 

6. Next pour tomato pure which we made earlier.

pour tomato puree

 

7. Saute this tomato onion mixture for at least 8 to 10 min in medium to low until raw smell of tomatoes disappear then add 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt to taste.

add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt

 

8. Now cook this mixture for another 4 to 5 min until mixture gets thicken and raw smell of the spices goes away completely.

cook this mixture till thickens

 

9. At this stage pour 80 ml to 120 ml water depending upon gravy consistency.Also pour 3 tablespoon cream.

pour water then cream to thickens gravy

 

 

10. Finally mix all of the ingredients properly.

mix all of the ingredients properly

 

 

11. For increasing flavor crush some kasuri methi and some freshly chopped coriander leaves in it mix the mixture for 2 min.

add freshly chopped coriander leaves and kasuri methi

 

12. Finally pour fried bhindi or ladies finger in this gravy.

add fried bhindi in masala gravy

 

 

13. Gently mix bhindi with this mixture, then cover and cook for 5 min and our bhindi masala completed.

gently mix bhindi with the mixture

 

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Bhindi masala recipe | Easy bhindi recipe

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Bhindi masala recipe is one of the tastiest dish where bhindi or okra cooked in spicy tomato onion gravy.Try this super easy bhindi recipe with below step by step instructions.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients for bhindi masala

  • 300 grams bhindi/ okra/ ladies finger
  • 2 medium size tomatoes for puree
  • 2 medium size chopped onions
  • 2 green chili chopped
  • 1 tablespoons chopped ginger garlic
  • 5 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoons cumin seed
  • 1 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoons garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoons kasuri methi
  • 3 tablespoons freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • Water for gravy 80 ml to 120 ml
  • 3 tablespoons cream

Instructions

how to make bhindi masala?

  1. At first, preparing okra wash bhindi throughly in lot of water in mixture of salt and vinegar.
  2. After that gently wipe the bhindi and make completely dry then chop into medium size pieces, don't chop bhindi into small sizes
  3. Now for sauteing ladies finger or okra heat oil in a pan , spread it with a spatula.
  4. Then add the bhindi or ladies finger and saute the bhindi in medium flame for 7 to 8 min.
  5. At this stage bhindi is almost cooked , transfer the bhindi on a plate for latter usage.
  6. Now for cooking bhindi masala recipe in the same frying pan pour oil and spread it evenly on pan.
  7. Then add cumin seed, stir it in low flame until it begun splutter.
  8. Add chopped ginger garlic ,saute the mixture 1 min till raw smell disappears.
  9. Next add chopped onions,saute the onions till golden brown.
  10. Add chopped green chili.
  11. Next pour tomato pure and saute this tomato onion mixture for at least 8 to 10 min in medium to low until raw smell of tomatoes disappear.
  12. Now sprinkle red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  13. Now cook this mixture for another 4 to 5 min until mixture gets thicken and raw smell of the spices goes away completely.
  14. At this stage pour 80 ml to 120 ml water depending upon gravy consistency and cook for sometime.
  15. Next add a few tablespoon of cream.
  16. For increasing flavor crush some kasuri methi and some freshly chopped coriander leaves in it mix the mixture for 2 min.
  17. Finally pour fried bhindi or ladies finger in this gravy.
  18. Gently mix bhindi with this mixture, then cover and cook for 5 min and our bhindi masala recipe is completed.

Notes

Bhindi Masala Recipe Note

  1. For variation in your bhindi masala you can add pan fried potatoes when gravy is done.

Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

3

Amount Per Serving Calories 101Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1574mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 1gSugar 17gProtein 2g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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