Bhindi, also called okra, makes a regular appearance in our everyday meals. Mostly made as a dry sabzi, bhindi complements all kinds of Indian gravies, dals, and curries, to go with roti and rice preparations. Kukruri bhindi, masala bhindi, bharwan bhindi are some of the dishes we commonly make with the healthy vegetable. This all-rounder veggie is available throughout the year, which makes it such a common food across the country. The fact that it is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially fibre, gives us more reasons to include bhindi in our diet. Surprise your family with this unique bhindi dish.
This recipe churns out a unique bhindi-based dish that will leave you stunned with the possibilities of culinary creations out of bhindi. Awadhi-style bhindi makai do pyaza that may not be as popular as other bhindi sabzis we have grown up eating, but it is as delicious as we would want it to be.
You have to add fried baby okra to a mixture of Awadhi masala, fried baby onions, corn kernels, black pepper green chillies, bell peppers and some cream. The bouquet of spices produces some tantalising flavours and make this spicy bhindi dish a special one.
You can easily make Awadhi masala in advance by combining and grinding onions, ginger, garlic, coconut milk powder, curd, cashews and spices like fennel powder, white pepper and cardamom.
Make this exciting Awadhi-style bhindi dish for kids if they throw a fit at the regular bhindi sabzis you have been trying to feed them.
Watch Awadhi-Style Bhindi Makai Do Pyaza here -
1 cup fried baby okra
1/2 cup corn kernels
1/2 cup awadhi paste
4-5 fried baby onions
1 cup water
1/2 cup cream
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp green chilli, finely chopped
1 tbsp red bell pepper, finally chopped
1 tsp fresh coriander, chopped
Cherry tomatoes for garnish
1. In a thick bottom pan heat water.
2. Add home made awadhi paste and cook it for 4-5 minutes.
3. Add boiled corn kernels.
4. Toss the mixture with fried onion, black pepper, green chilies, red bell pepper, cream, fried baby okra and finish it with fresh coriander.
5. Garnish with cherry tomatoes.
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