CRISPY OKRA(BHINDI) FRY IN 15 MINUTES (NOT DEEP FRIED)

Crispy Okra (Bhindi) FryIMG_1963 in 15 minutes without deep frying. It is a simple , tastyand Crispy recipe  which doesn’t take much time to Cook. Cut Okra lenght wise into four. You can even refrigerate the chopped Okra . Dry Roast the powders and mix with spices and store in Box. It will take less than 15 minutes to Cook . Serve warm with Rasam or Sambar. 

RECIPE FOR 3 PEOPLE.

PREPARATION AND COOKING TIME: 30 MINUTES.

Note : Serve immediately with Rasam or Sambar . Otherwise it will get Chewy.

INGREDIENTS:IMG_1961

1. Okra- 30 ( Wash and Cut into 4 thin strips)

2. Semolina – 1/4 th Cup or Rice flour – 1/4 th cup

3. Chick Pea Flour – 1/4 th Cup

4.Red chilli Powder , Coriander Powder and Cumin Powder – 1/2 tbsp. each

5.Fenu greek Powder – 1/4 th tbsp.

6. Juice of LIME – Half

7.Aajwain – 1/2 tbsp.

8.Oil – 4 tbsp.

9. Salt accordingly and Turmeric – 1/4 th tbsp.

10. Finely chopped Coriander Leaves

METHOD:IMG_1962

1.  SPICE POWDER – Dry roast Semolina, Chickpea flour on Medium Heat for few minutes. Switch off the stove and cool it. Mix  it with Red chilli Powder, Coriander, Cumin , Fenugreek Powder  and Aajwain.

2. Heat 2 tbsp. Oil in a Non Stick Pan and add Okra , Turmeric Powder, Cumin seeds. Cook on a Medium High Flame with Lid closed for 5 Minutes. Mix gently in Between .Don’t add the SALT.

3. After 5 Minutes Open the lid and Fry Okra by adding 2 more tbsp. Oil without Lid on Medium High Flame. Mix gently in Between. It will take 7 to 10 Minutes to brown the Bhindi.

4. After 7 to 10 Minutes when the Okra is done Sprinkle some Salt . Switch off the Stove and add the Spice Powder. Mix gently and Check for Salt , spices and  add accordingly.

5. Squeeze Juice of Half LIME and Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves.

ENJOY with STEAMED RICE or PLAIN PARATHA with Dal Fry or Sambar or RASAM.

Note :  I added Half of the SPICE POWDER . Add accordingly.

 

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