July 6, 2020
Cookery

Besan Bhindi Masala

Besan Bhindi Masala is an easy and quick dry variation of bhindi recipe prepared by coating it with spiced besan or chickpea flour. Lets have a look at the recipe.

Ingredients

For Masala:

  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • 1 tsp aamchur / dry mango powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Other Ingredients:

  • 10 bhindi / okra, sliced
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp fennel / saunf
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp besan / gram flour
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

How to make Besan Bhindi Masala

  • firstly, in a small mixing bowl take ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp aamchur and ½ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure the spices are combined well.
  • now add sliced bhindi and mix well.
  • make sure to coat the spices well and rest for 15 minutes.
  • in a kadai heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp fennel and pinch of hing.
  • further saute 2 tbsp onion and ½ tsp ginger garlic paste.
  • also saute 2 tbsp besan on low flame for 5 minutes or till the besan turns aromatic.
  • add in prepared bhindi masala mix and saute for a minute.
  • cover and simmer for 10 minutes or till bhindi gets cooked completely.
  • make sure the bhindi turns dark and cooke completely.
  • further add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp coriander leaves. mix well.
  • finally, serve besan bhindi masala recipe with rice / roti.

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