20 August 2014

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Masaledaar Bhindi (Okra) Fry |Ladysfinger stir fry in Andhra style



Okra_stir_fry

Every summer the only vegetable that grows bountiful at my backyard are "Ladysfinger".So,I am always hunting for varieties of Okra recipes.Here is a one I came across that is spicy(masaledaar) and very delicious,purely Andhra style.Awesome as a side dish with simple boiled rice or chapathis.

Masaledaar Bhindi (Okra) Fry 


Ingredients

 Ladysfinger trimmed,halved - 6-7 nos
 Onion,sliced lengthwise - 1 no.

Ground paste :

Coriander seed - 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds - 1teaspoon
Dry red chilli - 5-6 nos
Roasted peanuts,peeled -1/4 cup
Garlic - 2-3 cloves
Salt as needed


Method:
  • Dry roast coriander seeds,cumin seeds,dry red chillies,roasted peanuts and garlic and keep it aside to cool and later put it in a blender and crush it coarsely.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions until transparent.
  • Add the ladysfinger and salt and  saute until it gets cooked and little crispy.
  • Add the coarse ground paste to it ,saute for a minute.
  • Serve it hot with rice or roti or puri.