Sunday, July 20, 2014

SPICY OKRA/BHINDI MASALA

INGREDIENTS:

1.  Okra/bhindi:  500g okra washed, dried, and sliced into 1 inch pieces.
2.  Tomatoes: 2-3, cut into small pieces.
3.  Green chillies chopped or paste:  1 teaspoon or according to taste.
4.  Oil:  2 tablespoon
5. Salt:  1 teaspoon or according to taste.
6.  Turmeric powder:  1/4 teaspoon
7.  Cumin powder:  1 teaspoon
8.  Ginger/garlic paste:  1 tablespoon. 

DIRECTIONS:

1.  Heat a large wok over a medium heat, add the oil.
2.   Add the okra and fry. Add the chopped/paste green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
3.  Mix well, keep stirring gently, taking care not to break up the okra.
4.  Add tomatoes,  salt, tarmeric powder and cumin powder.
5.  Keep stirring gently.
6.  Low the heat, cook until tomatoes become  soft.
7. Cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes on low heat.
8.  Serve with rice or chapati.
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