Thursday, July 28, 2011

Achaari Dahi bhindi



Ingredients:
500 gms (approx 30 nos) Bhindi
2 tsp chopped ginger
¾ cup chopped tomatoes
¼ cup fresh thick curds 
¼ tsp turmeric powder 
¾ tsp chili powder
2 tsp coriander powder
4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

For the achaari masala
2 tsp fennel seeds 
1 tsp mustard seeds 
½ tsp onion seeds 
¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
A pinch of asafoetida 

 Method:
Wash, wipe dry and slit the bhindis into half and then cut them into 25 mm. (1") pieces.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and sauté the bhindis in it , in 2 batches. Keep aside.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil another pan and add the achaari masala to it.
When the seeds crackle, add the ginger and tomatoes. Sauté for 5 minutes till the mixture leaves oil.
Meanwhile whisk together the curds, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
Add this mixture to the pan, mix well and cook for a couple of minutes.
Add the bhindis and simmer for 2 minutes. Serve hot.

Serves: 4


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2 comments:

  1. HEY I TRIED THIS... NALLA VANDHUDHU :)

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  2. thanks..it will be helpful to improve if u send feedback

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