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Apr 18, 2012

Aloo Bhindi Masala /Aloo Bindi Sabzi / Ladysfinger & Potato Masala / Okra & Potatoes cooked in a Spicy Sauce - NorthIndian Thali


This is a basic and a simple northindian thali..I added a new twist to some recipes..Traditionally northindian thali has some kind of dals, two or three kind of sabzi and some paneer curry, curd, pickle and some vegetables..Everything is served with some roti and rice..Since I served it for dinner, I made this so simple with parathas, two sabzis, curd, pickle and some vegetables..I totally love northindian meals apart from southindian, those are the ones which I go for next..



The Menu in this simple thali is

Ajwain Paratha ( Recipe Soon)
Aloo Bhindi Masala
Sweet Corn Malai Sabzi( Recipe Soon)
Curd seasoned with salt, sugar and chilli powder
Gooseberry Pickle (Recipe Soon)
Vegetables of your choice


I made this for dinner couple of days before and served it to my family and my relatives who came to my house.They loved it a lot..Specially both the sabzis hit the spot..My perippa loved the bhindi masala and totally digged into it. Some people hate Okra,but it is my favorite vegetables , this is the one of the  vegetable which taste so good when cooked properly. If you cook right there wont be any sliminess in that. Combining okra and potatoes in a spicy onion tomato sauce makes these veggies so flavourful. These taste great with any roti, but I made it even more special with some ajwain parathas..I hope you love it and let me know what you think..

Recipe Source:Raks Kitchen


Ingrediants:

Ladysfinger / Okra - 10 chopped into big pieces
Potato - 2 large peeled and sliced into thick slices
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Oil - 6 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp

For Grinding:
Onion - 1 large chopped
Tomatoes - 3 large chopped
Ginger - 1 inch piece peeled
Garlic - 6 cloves peeled
Green Chilli - 2

Spice Powders:
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp

Method:

Heat 2 tblspn of oil and add the ladysfinger and fry them till golden. Remove them to a plate. Heat 2 tblspn of oil again and fry the sliced potatoes till golden. Remove them on to a plate.

Grind all the ingrediants given in the list to a fine paste. Set this aside till use.

Heat 2 tblspn oil and add cumin seeds, add the ground masala and cook them till oil separates from it.

Add in salt, sugar and all the spice powders in. Mix well and let them cook for a min.

Add in some water and bring everything to a boil.

Add in fried ladysfinger and potatoes and mix well. Lower the flame and let them simmer till oil separates from it.

Serve it with roti.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Prep them
Add onion, tomato, chilli, ginger and garlic in a blender
make into a puree
Saute some ladysfinger in oil
till browned and cooked
Now fry some potatoes
till golden
Crackle some cumin
add the pureed in that
cook till oil separates
add in spice powders and salt
mix well
add some water and mix well
add in fried potatoes and ladysfinger
mix well
cook till oil separates
Serve

37 comments:

Chandrani said... Best Blogger Tips

Spicy and yummy bhindi amsala.

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faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

super yummy masala....

Meena said... Best Blogger Tips

ahha very nice one aarthi..

bhindi is one sabzi u need to keep it bit crisp or it wud look more slimy hehe.. this is new variation and i love it

Shilpakiran said... Best Blogger Tips

wow .. yum thanks for sharing .. i love okra

Shilpakiran said... Best Blogger Tips

wow .. yum thanks for sharing .. i love okra

Usha said... Best Blogger Tips

Aloo Bhendi masala looks good. Nice recipe. For some reason we do not cook bhendi with any other vegetable. It is always bhendi fry or bhendi in tamarind gravy or in sambar.

Kalyani said... Best Blogger Tips

you are right Aarthi.. bhindi has to be cooked right to savour its taste.. nice sabji there !


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jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

Even i tried this once for my guests. nicely done

Aruna Manikandan said... Best Blogger Tips

looks delicious arthi :)

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy combo, very delicious curry..

Suja Manoj said... Best Blogger Tips

Superb combo,love the gravy..awesome.

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Seriously am drooling over that fingerlicking sabzi,inviting inviting..

vaishali sabnani said... Best Blogger Tips

Bhindi Aaloo is a hit combo...really looks good and this is one sauce which is very common in our houses.

Nalini's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious subzi with yummy veggies,love to have it with pulkha or roti...yum..yum..

DivyaGCP said... Best Blogger Tips

Love your Aloo Bhindi masala.. Wonderful dinner Thali..

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Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect thali. Yum bhindhi masala.

Chef Mireille said... Best Blogger Tips

such a flavorful curry..and I love okra!

Srivalli said... Best Blogger Tips

I am totally in love with that plate...looks so good..

Sravs said... Best Blogger Tips

Super combo and very delicious one !!!!!

Sona said... Best Blogger Tips

Recipe saved! Looks delicious

Priya dharshini said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice and interesting Curry..i have tried this once...

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said... Best Blogger Tips

the alu bhindi sounds very flavorful!

ANU said... Best Blogger Tips

very nice curry...!

Jayashree said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the pairing of bhindi and aloo in this dish. Must have tasted really good.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice recipe looks so homey !!

Jayanthi said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely Aarthi...looks absolutely delicious. I like the okra and potato combination. I'm gonna try that for sure.

maha said... Best Blogger Tips

looks so yummy!superb.
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R said... Best Blogger Tips

aloo and bhindi r my 2 fav veggies, luv the combo. the gravy looks so delicious!

Rasi said... Best Blogger Tips

I am not a fan of bhindi.. but i am glad everyone enjoyed it :)

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Archana Vivek said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow looks so delicious.

anthony stemke said... Best Blogger Tips

This okra and potato dish looks grand. The way it is seasoned makes my mouth water.
Thanks.

The Pumpkin Farm said... Best Blogger Tips

looks super delicious..loved the roti shapes

Hemavathi Murari said... Best Blogger Tips

super da kanna. i love this mini thali.

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Preeti Garg said... Best Blogger Tips

i never heard potato and ladyfinger combo..look innovative

Suma Gandlur said... Best Blogger Tips

All bhindi in tomato sauce sounds wonderful.

Muraligeetham said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious bhindi aloo masala..

PJ said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice recipe for aloo bindi.looks yum