Bharwan Bhindi By Usmishra

Bharwan Bhindi  By Usmishra

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Bharwan bhindi (stuffed lady finger) is a mouthwatering indian vegetable dish with lady fingers or bhindi slit lengthwise and then getting stuffed with coconut, salt, spices and coriander leaves. These stuffed bhindis are then shallow fried with choicest spice powders and served spicy hot with roti.

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500 gms ladies finger (bhindi)

To Be Mixed For Masala
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)

Other Ingredients
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup ghee for cooking
1 tbsp chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves to garnish

  1. Remove the top of the ladies fingers and slit lengthwise on one side.
  2. Stuff the masala through the slits and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a kadhai, add the ladies fingers and saute on a high flame till they look glossy.
  4. Lower the flame, add 1 tsp lemon juice and mix well and saute for more 3 minutes.
  5. Add the lemon juice in two more stages, till the vegetable is cooked through.
  6. Serve hot garnished with mint leaves.