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dahi bhindi
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dahi bhindi recipe | dahi wali bhindi recipe | okra yogurt gravy

simple dahi bhindi recipe | dahi wali bhindi recipe | okra yogurt gravy
Course curry
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

to blend onion paste:

  • ½ onion sliced
  • 1 inch ginger roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 tsp oil
  • 2 tbsp water or as required to blend smooth

to fry bhindi / okra:

  • 10 bhindi chopped
  • 2 tsp oil

to bhindi gravy:

  • 1 tsp oil
  • ¾ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp methi seeds / fenugreek seeds optional
  • ¾ tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • pinch asafoetida / hing
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 - 2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder adjust according to your spice level
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup thick curd / yogurt whisked smooth
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ cup water or as required to adjust consistency
  • few coriander leaves chopped
  • ¼ tsp garam masala

Instructions

onion paste recipe:

  • in a kadai add 2 tsp of oil and fry onions, ginger and garlic.
  • fry till they turn slightly golden in colour. allow to cool completely.
  • add required water and blend to smooth paste. keep aside.

to fry bhindi / okra recipe:

  • in the same kadai, add a tsp of oil and fry chopped bhindis.
  • fry till bhindi cook from all sides and changes colour to dark green.
  • remove and keep aside.

to prepare bhindi gravy recipe:

  • in the same kadai, add a tsp of oil along with mustard seeds, jeera, methi and hing.
  • once they splutter add curry leaves.
  • now add prepared onion puree and saute for a minute.
  • add spices like chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and salt to taste. fry the masala on low flame.
  • add some water.
  • then add 1 cup curd / yogurt and stir on low flame.
  • immediately add fried bhindi / okra and give a good stir.
  • remember to switch off the flame. close the lid and allow to cook for 5 minute.
  • garnish with few coriander leaves.
  • then add a pinch of garam masala. and give a good mix.
  • serve dahi bhindi with hot rice / chapathi.