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Bendekaayi Gojju Recipe

Bendekaayi Gojju
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
  • Easy

Ingredients of Bendekaayi Gojju

  • 250 Gram Bhindi (lady finger)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Tamarind extract
  • A pinch of Jaggery
  • to taste Salt
  • Oil
  • 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

How to Make Bendekaayi Gojju

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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.

Prepare bhindi:

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.

Prepare tadka:

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.
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