Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Aloo bhindi sabzi Recipe

Aloo bhindi sabzi Recipe:
Aloo Bhindi Recipe

As a kid I used to hate bhindi(okra),the only bhindi preparation I would eat was bhindi masala(that too because of my mom's insistence) .But those days are long gone and the aloo bhindi recipe that I am sharing today is one of my favourite.It is quick and easy to make,my mother in law first cooked this at our home and I learned this recipe from her.Hope you will like it.Enjoy cooking!!

Aloo bhindi sabzi Ingredients:

  • 100 grams bhindi(Okra/ladies finger) washed and chopped.
  • 1 potato peeled and cut in cubes.
  • 1 large onion chopped.
  • 1 tomato chopped.
  • 2 dried red chilies.
  • 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder.
  • 1/2 tea spoon red chili powder.
  • 1/2 tea spoon sugar(optional).
  • 1 tea spoon cumin powder.
  • salt.
  • oil.

Aloo bhindi sabzi Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the dried chilies and fry for 10 secs,now add the chopped onions and saute till the onions are soft.Add the tomato and fry for 30 secs.
  2. Now add the potato cubes and sprinkle little water in the pan ,mix the potato cubes with the copped onions and tomato and cover the pan with a lid.Let it cook in low heat for 7 to 8 minutes.Stir occasionally.
  3. Add the chopped bhindi(okra) and mix well .Also add the turmeric powder,red chili powder,cumin powder and stir gently for 1 minute.
  4. Add 1 cup water and cook till the bhindi(okras) are done and you get the desired gravy consistency.
  5. Serve hot with rice/roti or paratha(For plain paratha recipe click here).
    Aloo Bhindi Recipe
    Preparation time:20 to 25 minutes