Tuesday, July 14, 2009




Okra-------------------------------20-25 fresh
Onion-----------------------------1 sliced thinly
Jalapenos-------------------------2 chopped finely
Dry Red chillies-------------------2
Garlic------------------------------3 pods crushed
Cumin&Mustard Seeds-----------1/2 tsp each
Oil----------------------------------2 tbp

For stuffing:

Chana dal-------------------------1/3 cup of standard measuring cup(dry roast)
Coconut powder------------------2 tbp
Cumin Seeds---------------------1 tbp roasted
Garlic------------------------------3 pods roasted
Red chilli powder-----------------1-1/2tsp
Coriander powder----------------1 tbp
Garam Masala--------------------1/2 tsp
Lemon juice-----------------------1 tbp
Oil----------------------------------2 tbp


1.Wash okra , dry with paper towel and make a slit in the middle and keep aside.

2.Grind all the ingredients under ' For stuffing' section to a powder( except oil and lemon juice ).

After making a powder transfer 2/3rd powder to a small mixing bowl and add oil and lemon juice and mix well.

3.Add some water if required to make a smoothe paste and stuff each okra with it and Place all the stuffed okras in a steamer or idli plates. Cook them for 8-10 min.

4.Now heat oil in a wide pan ,add cumin seeds , musturd seeds , dry red chillis , garlic , green chillis and onions.

5.Sautee till onions are cooked for like 5-8 min and then add steamed okras.Cook them without lid ,on low flame for 15 min until well roasted.

6.Keep mixing in between .Finally sprinkle the remaining 1/3rd of the stuffing powder,some salt , mix well and cook for another 5 min.

7.Turn off ,serve hot with roti , or rice.


Pavithra said...

Wow thats wonderful curry I love it so much.. fantastic click too..

Prathibha said...

Thats a beautiful shot..looks yummy..

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

As usual breathtaking and mouthwatering photo and stuffed bhindi.

Chitra said...

hi rajii..first time here i guess..U have a very nice blog...pice are tempting!

Priti said...

I make this in a simpler way...this looks very gud..

n33ma said...

Such a good click and nice recipe.