Bhindi ka Salan Recipe

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Bhindi ka Salan
How To Make Bhindi Ka Salan
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Bhindi ka Salan Recipe: A spicy and tangy dish, Bhindi ka salan has crisp fried bhindi in a zingy gravy. Bhindi and onion sauteed together and simmered with spices and yogurt to make a thick, delectable gravy. Perfect lunch option to pair with chapati.

Ingredients of Bhindi ka Salan

  • 3 onions
  • Oil
  • 10-15 Bhindi
  • 5 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp yellow chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seed powder
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • A pinch of mace powder (javitri)
  • 1/2 tsp black cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp saunf powder
  • 1/2 cup water

How to Make Bhindi ka Salan

  • 1.Slice the onions into big pieces and boil in salted water. Upon boiling, onions get a slightly darker color.
  • 2.Strain the water to blend it into a fine paste by adding a little bit of water.
  • 3.Keep the glossy onion paste aside.
  • 4.Heat the oil in a pan. (enough to fry the bhindis)
  • 5.While the oil heats up, slice the bhindi across the centre. Make sure the cut is not deep.
  • 6.Add the bhindi pieces in the heated oil.
  • 7.After the pieces are fried and crispy, separate them from the oil.
  • 8.In another pan, add some ginger-garlic paste. When the paste turns brown, add the boiled onion paste.
  • 9.While the paste is simmering on the stove, prepare a yogurt paste by adding condiments.
  • 10.For the yogurt paste, add a teaspoon of yellow chilli powder, a teaspoon and half of coriander seed powder, a little bit of turmeric and a full teaspoon of cumin powder.
  • 11.Whisk the yogurt with all the spices and add it to the paste.
  • 12.Be cautious with adding salt as the onions were earlier boiled in salt water.
  • 13.Mix the paste thoroughly.
  • 14.After the paste is roasted, add one cup of water.
  • 15.Also add half a tsp of cardamom powder, a small pinch of mace powder, a half tsp of black cardamom powder and 1/4th tsp of saunf powder.
  • 16.Add the fried bhindi to the mixture. Cover the pan and leave it to simmer on low heat.
  • 17.Serve hot with most rice dishes.
Key Ingredients: onions, Oil, Bhindi, ginger-garlic paste, yogurt, yellow chilli powder, coriander seed powder, turmeric, cumin powder, cardamom powder, mace powder (javitri), black cardamom powder, saunf powder, water