Friday, 14 November 2008

Dry bindi masala-okra


300 grams okra cut into long slits
½ teaspoon mustard seeds
1 medium onion sliced finely
3 tablespoon sunflower oil
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1 tablespoon plain flour
Fresh chopped coriander for garnish


1. Heat oil on medium level in a pan , when hot add mustard seeds.
2. Add onions, and stir fry on medium level for about 4 minutes or till they are very lightly browned. Add spices and tomato puree. Fry again for a few seconds.
3. Add the okra and stir fry till they are coated with spices then sprinkle with flour (this stops okra from going sticky) Mix well.
4. Cover and cook on low heat for about 5 minutes or till the okra are cooked but firm.

Garnish with fresh coriander. Serve with hot chappatis


  1. I am going to make this today!! LOVE it!! :) thanks Nayna...

  2. nayana thanks for the link...
    i want to make this masala okra...plzz let me knw wat flour i shud add..

  3. @pkons you can use maida or besan

  4. this hydrabadi dish na??
    looks yum!

  5. Have never tried this before! Time for a first!


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