bhindi ka salan recipe | okra ka salan recipe – biryani gravy

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okra ka salanbhindi ka salan recipe | okra ka salan recipe with video and step by step photo recipe. bhindi ka salan is very delicious and goes very well with hydrabadi veg biryani. this is popular gravy of hyderabadi cuisine made using okra, spices and tamarind pulp.

bhindi ka salan recipe | okra ka salan recipe also goes great with any variety of roti, chapathi, jowar roti, akki rotti, plain rice or even with a pulao and fried rice.

bhindi ka salan

one of my friend is hyderabadi and she told for most salan recipes, yogurt is used to add up the taste, tanginess to the gravy. however, today i am adding tamarind pulp for the tanginess.

if you like south indian curry recipes then check, bhindi masala gravychana masalaveg saagupalak paneerstuffed brinjal, molake kaalu palyaaloo bhajisuvarnagadde palyasabbasige soppu palyabatani gasi.

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bhindi ka salan recipe | okra ka salan recipe - biryani gravy
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 4 Servings
Ingredients
for the masala paste:
  • 3 tbsp peanuts
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp fresh / dry coconut
for frying bhindi / okra:
  • 10 fresh small okras / bhindi
  • 3 tsp oil
for the curry:
  • 3 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 5 methi seeds
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ¾ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ cup tamarind juice
  • ½ tsp jaggery
  • salt to taste
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. dry roast peanuts, coconut and sesame seeds till they turn fragnant.
  2. blend to smooth paste after cooling completely.
  3. in the same pan, heat about 3 tsp of oil and fry okras on medium flame. the okras has to turn golden brown. remove the bhindi and keep aside.
  4. now in the same pan heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, methi seeds. fry till they splutter.
  5. time to add sliced onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
  6. now add ginger-garlic paste cook this till raw smell is gone.
  7. next, add red chilly powder, turmeric, coriander powder, green chilly, curry leaves and fry a minute. keep an eye on flame as the masala should not burn.
  8. now to this add peanut and sesame seed paste prepared earlier.
  9. add water to make a thin paste. you might have to add almost a cup of water here.
  10. cook this on a slow flame for 30 minutes. after 30 minutes the oil floats from the sides. keep stirring in between so that it doesn't burn from bottom.
  11. then add chopped coriander, tamarind juice, jaggery, salt
  12. once it comes to boil add fried bhindi and cook this on a slow flame for 5 minutes.


bhindi ka salan recipe | okra ka salan recipe – biryani gravy step by step photo recipe:

  1. dry roast peanuts, coconut and sesame seeds till they turn fragrant.
    bhindi ka salan
  2. blend to smooth paste after cooling completely.
  3. in the same pan, heat about 3 tsp of oil and fry  okras on medium flame. the okras has to turn golden brown. remove the bhindi and keep aside.
    bhindi ka salan
  4. now in the same pan heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, methi seeds. fry till they splutter.
    okra ka salan
  5. time to add sliced onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
    okra ka salan
  6. now add ginger-garlic paste cook this till raw smell is gone.
    okra ka salan
  7. next, add red chilly powder, turmeric, coriander powder, green chilly, curry leaves and fry a minute. keep an eye on flame as the masala should not burn.
    okra ka salan
  8. now to this add peanut and sesame seed paste prepared earlier.
    okra ka salan
  9. add water to make a thin paste. you might have to add almost a cup of water here.
    okra ka salan
  10. cook this on a slow flame for 30 minutes. after 30 minutes the oil floats from the sides. keep stirring in between so that it doesn’t burn from bottom.
    bhindi ka salan
  11. then add chopped coriander, tamarind juice, jaggery, salt
    bhindi ka salan
  12. once it comes to boil add fried bhindi and cook this on a slow flame for 5 minutes.
    bhindi ka salan
  13. serve this hot with rice or roti or with veg biryani.
    bhindi ka salan


notes:

  • you can chop the bhindi into half and fry if its not tender and small.
  • bhindi ka salan requires to be cooked on low flame so that the flavours are rich.
  • instead of bhindi if you add fried green chillis then it is called mirchi ka salan.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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  1. What if I don’t have dry coconut? I have only moist and sweetened coconut/unsweetened coconut flakes? Which one to use?

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