Pyaz Wali Bhindi for Weight Loss, Diabetics, Heart

Pyaz Wali Bhindi for Weight Loss, Diabetics, Heart

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healthy pyaz wali bhindi is a perfect low calorie version of the famous North-Indian pyaz wali bhindi recipe in which the ladies finger is tossed with sautéed onions. Traditionally the bhindis are deep-fried to whip up this delicacy. Here is a heart-friendly healthy pyaz wali bhindi variation to enjoy your favourite sabzi and yet keep a check on calories as well as fat. This healthy pyaz wali bhindi has 111 calories only.

Pyazwali bhindi always brings to mind a yummy dish, literally floating in oil! Free yourself from the calorie scare with this healthy pyaz wali bhindi recipe.

Despite having very little oil, your favourite dry lady finger sabzi is as tasty as ever, as the bhindi is stuffed with a mouth-watering mixture of spices and spice powders. A generous amount of coriander is added to the stuffing mix, to get a really invigorating flavour! The ingredients used to make pyazwali bhindi are easily available in every well maintained Indian household pantry.

To make pyazwali bhindi, heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the cumin seeds sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the turmeric powder, ginger paste, green chillies and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the ladies finger and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes ot till they become little tender. Add the curds, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the curds dry out, while stirring occasionally. Serve pyaz wali bhindi hot with a rotis or parathas.

See why we find pyaz wali bhindi healthy? As this recipe has very little oil, you have to be careful when cooking the ladies finger, as they might get burnt if you don't turn them over at the right time. Bhindi is healthy as the vitamin Folate (B9) present in ladies finger is required in blood RBC production. There are also fair amounts of vitamin C, which boosts immunity. There are good amounts for dietary fibre present and hence good for diabetics and weight loss.

With its awesome taste and texture, this Bhindi pyaz wali is a wonderful way to top up on folic acid, which is crucial for healthy brain functioning.

Enjoy it hot and fresh with rotis or parathas. Try to have it immediately, and avoid reheating, as the bhindi might get dry.

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Pyaz Wali Bhindi for Weight Loss, Diabetics, Heart recipe - How to make Pyaz Wali Bhindi for Weight Loss, Diabetics, Heart

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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  1. To make pyaz wali bhindi, heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the cumin seeds and nigella seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the turmeric powder, ginger paste, green chillies and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the ladies finger and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes ot till they become little tender.
  5. Add the curds, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the curds dry out, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve pyaz wali bhindi hot with a rotis or parathas.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy111 cal
Protein3.5 g
Carbohydrates12.3 g
Fiber4.5 g
Fat5.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium22 mg
Pyaz Wali Bhindi for Weight Loss, Diabetics, Heart recipe with step by step photos

Pyazwali Bhindi

  1. To begin making healthy pyaz wali bhindi | pyaz wali bhindi recipe | okra onion sabzi | Punjabi pyaz wali bhindi | first wash okra in water. It is important to buy bhindi which is not old, limp or too firm, too long or too dark green in colour. A 2-3 inch pod with medium dark green colour is best.

Preparation for onion okra stir fry

  1. To begin making Pyaz Wali Bhindi Recipe, first wash okra in water. It is important to buy bhindi which is not old, limp or too firm, too long or too dark green in colour. A 2-3 inch pod with medium dark green colour is best.
  2. Pat dry the ladies finger using a kitchen towel. Place an okra on the chopping board, remove the stem and cut into 1” long pieces. If the bhindi is small then do not chop into 1” piece. Slice them thinly.
  3. Peel and slice the onions thinly.

How to make pyaz wali bhindi

  1. To make healthy pyaz wali bhindi | pyaz wali bhindi recipe | okra onion sabzi | Punjabi pyaz wali bhindi | heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add onions.
  4. Add ginger-green chilli paste.
  5. Add turmeric powder.
  6. Mix well, add 1 tbsp of water and sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. Add the bhindi.
  8. Add the salt.
  9. Mix wel land cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Add curd. Check out this recipe with detailed step by step images to learn how to make Low Fat Curds at home.
  11. Mix well and cook for 1 to 2 more minutes. Our healthy pyaz wali bhindi | pyaz wali bhindi recipe | okra onion sabzi | Punjabi pyaz wali bhindi | is ready to serve!
  12. Serve the pyaz wali bhindi hot with parathas. Here are some more healthy subzi recipes made using bhindi

Pyazwali Bhindi – A Healthy Sabzi

  1. Pyaz wali Bhindi – A Healthy Sabzi.   Bhindi is a vegetable loved by many. Also known as lady finger or Okra commonly, it is a valuable source of antioxidants, folate, vitamin C and fiber. Each of these key nutrients pool in their share of benefits. The antioxidants and fiber together will help to keep cholesterol under check and work towards a healthy heart. The antioxidants by themselves also help fight the free radicals form the body which otherwise are a cause of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The fiber in Pyaz wali Bhindi, along with its low calorie count, promotes weight loss. The high folate (64%) present in this subzi helps to protect the heart and prevent folic acid deficiency anaemia. Thus it is considered healthy for moms-to-be too. It helps them build folate levels, which is the most crucial in the first trimester to foster brain development of the fetus. Diabetics too can enjoy this diabetic sabzi, as bhindi with its low glycemic index of 20 will manage blood sugar levels fairly well. Overall this Pyaz wali Bhindi ki Subzi suits one and all and is a fare which can be enjoyed by the entire family with whole wheat phulkas.

Reviews

Pyazwali Bhindi ( Healthy Heart)
 on 05 Nov 19 11:08 PM
5

Pyazwali Bhindi ( Healthy Heart)
 on 13 Jul 17 09:22 PM
4

Added garlic to ginger paste, amchur and red chilli powder to the pan while frying and gave it a chatpata twist! Amazing ??
Tarla Dalal
21 Oct 19 05:06 PM
   Thanks for your feedback. We have updated the recipe with loads of images.
Pyazwali Bhindi ( Healthy Heart)
 on 04 Jul 17 02:27 PM
5

Nice and easy Bhindi recipe to cook. Also the onions are a good accompaniment to the Bhindi.
Tarla Dalal
04 Jul 17 02:29 PM
   Glad you liked the recipe.
Pyazwali Bhindi ( Healthy Heart)
 on 29 Jun 15 04:30 PM
4

Tasty and simple recipe
Tarla Dalal
04 Jul 17 03:43 PM
   Glad you liked the recipe. Thanks.
Pyazwali Bhindi ( Healthy Heart)
 on 22 Oct 13 05:09 PM
4