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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bhendi Masala


This recipe is from my friend Sandhya who blogs at Swaadhist. The recipe was awesome sandhya and we all enjoyed it. Going to include this in my everyday cooking. I followed the recipe but made a small change of including Magaz in place of cashew nuts.


Bendi or lady fingers 1 lb
Oil 4 tbsp
Butter 2 tbsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tbsp
Red chilly powder 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Sugar 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Kasuri methi 1 tbsp
Amchur powder 1 tsp

Onion Paste
 Onions chopped 3
 Green chillies 3
 Ginger 1 inch pc
 Garlic 3 pods

Make a smooth paste of the above ingredients.

Tomato paste

Tomato chopped 2
Magaz seeds 4 tbsp
Sesame seeds 1 tbsp

Make a smooth paste of the above ingredients.


Chop bendi into long pcs and microwave high for 3 minutes. Keep aside.

In a pan take oil. Once hot add cumin seeds.

Then add onion paste.Fry for a while and add sugar,salt,haldi powder and butter.

Let onion paste fry for another 5-7 minutes.

Now add the bendi,amchur powder,coriander powder,Chilly powder and garam masala powder.

Mix gently. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

Add tomato paste and little water.

Cover and cook until tomatoes are cooked well. When tomatoes are cooked oil starts oozing out.

Then add kasuri methi and switch off the stove.

Serve hot with roti or rice.

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