Saturday, January 28, 2017

Okra with Potato & Onion / Bhindi Aloo Bhaja

Tender Okra - 30, washed, dried and cut into half inch pieces
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Green Chili - 3, finely chopped
Red Onion - 1/2 cup, chopped
Red Potato - 1, thinly sliced into small pieces
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Aamchur Powder / Dry Mango Powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)

Heat a cast iron pan. Add 1 tbsp oil and cumin seeds. Once the seeds begin to sizzle add chopped green chilies and chopped onion. Saute for a few minutes.

Now add the chopped potato and turmeric. Cook for a few minutes till the potato is half done.

Add the okra pieces, coriander powder and mix well. Continue to cook till the okra and potato are soft and begin to brown at the edges. Add the aamchur, give it a toss.

Serve hot with steamed brown rice and dal.

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