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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Acchari Bhindi in Microwave

Acchari Bhindi in Microwave

Ingredients:

Bhindi (Lady finger): 500 gm
Onion :1 (large thinly sliced)
Tomatoes: 1 (Medium thinly sliced)
Salt: to taste
Dhania Powder: 1 tsp
Red Chilly Powder: 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala: 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor Powder): 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice: 1 tsp
Oil: for cooking

For Tempering:

Oil: 1 tbsp
Green  Chilles: 1 (finely chopped)
Cumin Seeds: 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tsp
Methi Seeds: 1/4 Seeds
Fennel Seeds: 1/4 tsp
Nigella Seeds (Kala jeera, Kalongi): 1/4 tsp

Instructions:

  • Wash Bhindi and wipe them. keep aside until Bhindi dry.
  • Cut the bhindis lengthwise into thin pieces.
  • Grease a non stick tawa. Place the thinly sliced on it. mix well and add 1 tbsp of oi; over Bhindi and mix well.
  • Place the tawa on high rack and grill the Bhindi for 10 minutes.
  • Mix lightly and grill the Bhindi again for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the Bhindi into a microwave safe dish.
  • Heat kadhai add oil and all other ingredients for tempering. Once they start crackling,add these spices to our grilled bhindi. Mix well. 
  • Now add salt and other spiecs. Mix well
  • Sprinkle water over hindi and microwve for another 10 minutes. 
  • Mix well and microwave for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with phulkas or chapati.