Monday, November 16, 2015

Stuffed Okra Curry | Bhinda Nu Bharelu Shak

Ingredients (2 serving)
Okra (Bhinda) - 19 - 20,
For stuffing
Coriander (finely chopped) - 1/4 cup,
Garlic paste - 1 tsp,
Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 tbsp,
Coriander & cumin powder - 1 tbsp,
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp,
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp,
Oil - 1 tbsp,
Salt - to taste,
For tempering
Oil - 3 tbsp,
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp,
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp,
Tomato (finely chopped) - 1/3 cup.

Wash okra and dry them properly using kitchen towel. Trim top and end of okra. Make a slit in okra without cutting into two pieces.

In a bowl, add all the ingredients listed under for stuffing section above (coriander, garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander & cumin powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, salt, oil). Mix well.

Stuff prepared stuffing in okra one by one.

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida followed with stuffed okra along with remaining stuffing, if any.

Give gentle mix and cook covered for 2-3 minutes.

Now add tomato and mix well. Let it cook covered for 10 to 15 minutes over medium low flame till it gets well cooked. Stir in between for even cooking.

Serve with your meal.

Tomatoes can be replaced by amchur powder.
Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top for more flavor.
Cooking time may vary as per size and quality of okra.
Add pinch of sugar in stuffing for good taste.

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