Saturday, 23 May 2015

LADY FINGER / BHINDI WITH MUSTARD



INGREDIENTS
Lady finger / bhindi                               -                                         250 gms
Yellow mustard seeds                            -                                          50 gms
Cumin seeds / jerra seeds                       -                                          a pinch
Fenugreek seeds / methi seeds                -                                           a pinch
Garlic cloves                                         -                                           5 - 6
Red chilly powder                                 -                                           1 tsp
Turmeric powder                                  -                                           1/2 tsp
Salt                                                     -                                            to taste
Chopped tomato                                   -                                            1
Oil                                                      -                                            2 tbsp

METHOD
Wash the bhindi and cut the edges.
Chop them to one inch pieces and set aside.
Blend the mustard seeds,cumin seeds and garlic cloves to make a fine paste.
In a pan add fenugreek /methi seds to crackle.
Once the crackle add chopped bhindi.
Add turmeric powder and red chilly powder andfry the bhindi on medium flame till they are almost done.
Add mustard seeds paste and salt and mix well.
Add chopped tomato and fry well till the tomato leaves oil on sides and comes together as thick paste.
Cook on low flame for few mins.
Add salt and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with chapati or rice.