Bhindi Stir fry is one of the easiest dish to prepare to go with chapati / roti. Perfect side dish to go with rice too.Adding peanuts gives a nice taste and crunchiness to the dish. This recipe goes to the week 4, day 2 of BM 65 under the theme " One Vegetable different ways". Here goes the recipe.....
Bhindi / Okra 1 lb
Peanuts 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds 1/2 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Red chili 2
Crushed garlic 1 spoon
Curry leaves 6
Chana dal 1 spoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
Chili powder 3/4 spoon
Salt to taste
Oil 4- 5 tbsp
Dry roast peanuts, remove skin and keep aside.
Wash bhindi / okra and pat dry.
Cut them into small pieces.
In a wok / pan heat oil and add mustard seeds.
Once the mustard seeds crackle add cumin seeds, red chili, chana dal, curry leaves, crushed garlic.
Saute for a minute, and add okra.
Add turmeric powder and salt.
Mix well and let it cook for 6 - 7 minutes on medium flame.
Now add chili powder and roasted peanuts.
Cook further for about 5 minutes or till done.
Serve with chapati / roti or as a side dish with rice.
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