Bendekaayi Gojju Recipe
How to make Bendekaayi Gojju
About Bendekaayi Gojju Recipe Recipe: A bhindi recipe from South India that belongs to the Kannada cuisine. It's mildly sweet, tangy and very masaledar.
- Total Cook Time 55 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time 40 mins
- Recipe Servings4
Ingredients of Bendekaayi Gojju
- 250 Gram Bhindi (lady finger)
- 1 1/2 tbsp Tamarind extract
- A pinch of Jaggery
- to taste Salt
- For dry masala:
- 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
- 1 tsp Sesame seeds
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- For masala paste:
- 10-12 Green coriander strands
- 1 cup Desiccated coconut
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 1/2 tsp Uncooked rice
- 1 tsp Turmeric powder
- 3-4 Green chilies
- For tadka:
- 2 tsp Oil
- 3 Whole dry red chilies
- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
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Prepare the dry masala:
In another pan, dry roast all the ingredients for dry masala and grind them together into a powder.
Prepare masala paste:
Grind together all the ingredients for the masala paste with the powdered spices and a dash of water.
Heat 3-4 tsp of oil and start shallow frying the bhindi.
To the bhindi, add the tamarind extract and salt.
Crumble the jaggery over it and add 1 1/2 table spoon of masala paste.
Mix well, pour in some water and cook for 5-7 minutes.
In another pan, heat 2 tsp of oil, add the ingredients for tadka and saute for about 30 seconds without burning them.
Pour the tadka over the bhindi and serve hot.