Aloo Bhindi | How to make Aloo Bhindi

Gems Gems, June 8, 2016

Aloo Bhindi is a common side dish in North India.There are many ways to prepare Aloo bhindi. I have added the best and easy recipeof Aloo bhindi. Aloo bhindi can be used as a side dish for chappatis or along with white rice. Bhindi is also known as okra or ladies finger.Bhindi/Okra is rich in fibre content. It has known properties of reducing diabetes.A good source of folates. Seems having medicinal value and helps in cure of  Asthma, Constipation, Sun stroke, Colon cancer, Obesity, Cholesterol and is rich in vitamin K. Okra benefits skin and hair too.

So a good vegetable that needs to be added in daily diet.

Aloo Bhindi
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3-4 persons
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Serving size of Aloo Bhindi recipe : 3-4 servings
  • Ladies finger or Bhindi : 250 Gms
  • Potato : 1 big or 2 medium sized
  • Onion: Finely chopped
  • Tomato : One large
  • Garlic: 3-4
  • Ginger : ½ inch
  • Cumin powder : ½ tsp
  • Corriander powder : 1 tsp
  • Garam masala : ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder : 2 pinches
  • Asafoetida or hing : 1 pinch
  • Amchur or dry mango powder : ½ teaspoon or less as per requirement
  • Kasuri methi or driend fenugreek : ¼
  • Oil: as per requirement
  • Salt :as per requirement
  1. Clean all the vegetables and dry
  2. Cut Bhindi in to small long pieces of 1 inches
  3. Cut potatoes in to long pieces as for finger chips of 1 inch long
  4. Fry potatoes in little oil till it is slightly crisp and completely cooked and drain the oil and keep aside
  5. Use same oil and fry Bhindi till it is cooked properly and drain the oil and keep aside
  6. Saute the onion in the same oil till it is light brown and translucent
  7. Pate the ginger and garlic and add in the same pan of onion and saute till the raw smell of the ginger garlic paste disappears
  8. Add tomato in to it and saute for few minutes in low flame till tomato is cooked properly
  9. Add cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida/hing and saute till it is brown in colour. Add oil if necessary.
  10. Add potato and Bhindi in to it and mix properly and saute for 1 to 2 minutes.
  11. Add Amchur or dry mango powder and Kasuri methi and saute for a minute.
  12. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with rice of chapattis or roti and raitha

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