Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style

Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style

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The distinct taste of Kerala comes alive in this subtly spiced subzi. The onions and coconut give this gravy a mild crunchy texture and whole red chillies make it a spicy delicacy. Feel free to adjust the amount of chillies to your liking.

Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style recipe - How to make Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style

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    Main Procedure
  1. Wash the bhindi thoroughly and wipe them dry using a cloth and place them in a microwave-proof plate.
  2. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of oil and 1 tablespoon water on the bhindis and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the curds with 1 teaspoon of water in a bowl, whisk well and keep aside.
  4. Combine the oil, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves in a microwave-proof bowl, cover with a lid and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  5. Add the onions, mix well and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the tomato purée, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coconut and salt, mix well and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  7. Add the curds and bhindi, mix well and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes stirring once in between after 1½ minutes.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coconut.
Nutrient values per
Energy98 cal
Protein1.4 g
Carbohydrates4.9 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat7.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A125.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C9.4 mg
Folic Acid37.8 mcg
Calcium48.9 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium5.9 mg
Potassium74.8 mg
Zinc0.2 mg