Besan Bhindi Fry
Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Chef: Aanal Kotak
Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ingredients of Besan Bhindi Fry
250 gram ladyfinger (bhindi)
1/4 Cup gram flour (besan)
2 tsp achaar ka masala
a pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp dry mango powder (amchur)
1 tsp coriander powder
Salt to taste
Oil to shallow fry the bhindi
How to Make Besan Bhindi Fry
Wash the ladyfingers. Spread them on a dry kitchen towel.
Pat dry using paper napkin or kitchen towel.
Remove pointed top and bottom tip of the okra.
Make a slit lengthwise in the okra without cutting them into two equal halves.
The slit should be wide enough for masala to get stuffed inside.
If the size of okra is too big, cut it into two equal halves for even cooking.
Add all the ingredients except oil over the prepared okra.
Mix nicely using your fingers. Add a tablespoon or two of water to moisten the masala.
Make sure the masala is nicely stick to the okra.
Keep it in the fridge till you are ready to shallow fry.
Heat oil in a wide shallow fry pan.
Once oil is heated reduce the heat to medium.
Fry marinated okra in small batches till crisp from all the sides.
Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
Similarly, fry the entire batch of marinated okra.