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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Bhendi Do Pyaza Curry - Ladies Finger and Onion Curry

Bhindi Do Pyaza 

is very simple ..but Tasty Indian side dish , Best suits with Roti(indian flat wheat bread) or in Steamed Indian Rice 


250 gms (1/2 lb) Bhindi (okra/ladies finger)
2 large Onions, sliced
2 Green Chillies, sliced
1/2 teaspoon crushed Ginger-Garlic
1 medium Tomato, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
1 teaspoon Coriander-Cumin Powder
1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice
1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons Oil
1½ tablespoons Coriander Leaves

Method :

1.Wash bhindi in water and dry them completely.

 Cut it into 1-inch long pieces after removing its top and tail.

2.Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in a pan. Add cut bhindi pieces and cook them on medium flame until they turn dark green or for 7-8 minutes.

 Transfer to a plate.

3.Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in same pan. Add cumin seeds and when they begin to crackle, add crushed ginger garlic. Sauté for around 30 seconds.

4.Add onion and green chilli pieces; sauté until onion turns light brown, approx. 1-2 minutes.

5.Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.

6.Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander-cumin powder; mix well.

7.Add cooked bhindi, lemon juice and salt; cook for 2-3 minutes.

8.Turn off the flame and transfer prepared curry to a serving bowl.

9.Garnish bhindi do pyaza with coriander leaves and serve hot.


1)Wash and Dry the ladies Finger 2-3 Hours before  to avoid stickyness during cutting the Bhendi(Ladies Finger)