How to Make Bhindi Fry
1.Top and tail the ladies fingers- slice off the stalk end and the tail. Slice them into 1/2 cm/1/4 in thick rounds.
2.Heat the oil until a piece of vegetable dropped in comes up at once. Add as many pieces as fit in comfortably.
3.Fry over high heat for about 2 minutes. Then lower the heat and fry till crisp.
4.Lift the pieces out with a slotted spoon and leave to drain. Repeat till the whole lot if fried, increasing the heat before a fresh lot is put in. Set aside.
5.Heat about 1 Tbsp oil. Add the asafoetida and cumin seeds.
6.When the seeds splutter add the fried ladies fingers, salt, mango powder and chilli powder.
7.Saute to mix well and serve.