Aloo Bhindi Masala Recipe with step by step pictures. Simple potato and ladies finger sabzi taste good with roti.
This is a basic and a simple north indian thali..I added a new twist to some recipes..Traditionally north indian 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 north indian meals apart from south indian, those are the ones which I go for next.
About Aloo Bhindi Masala Recipe
A simple and easy north Indian dry curry or sabzi recipe made with potatoes, okra, and dry spices is aloo bhindi. This is not a gourmet recipe; it is made on a daily basis for lunch and dinner. It is typically served with Chapathi, but it also works well as a side dish with a dal rice combination.
Potatoes are known as aloo in South Asia. It was introduced to India by Portuguese sailors in the early 17th century, and British colonists spread its cultivation to North India. The potato is one of the most important commercial crops grown in the country.
Ladies finger or Okra is a long finger-Like green vegetable with a small tip at the tapering end that is widely used in Indian vegetables, raita, and kadhis. Ladies finger is beneficial to the eyes, skin, and RBC production.
The Menu in this simple thali is
Aloo Bhindi Masala
Curd seasoned with salt, sugar and chilli powder
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 won't 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..
Ingredients for Aloo Bhindi Masala
Ladyfingers have a very mild flavour by themselves, but they can be made fancier by adding ingredients like lemon, cinnamon, cardamom, or orange peel. Because of their dryness, they are extremely absorbent, which is useful in the preparation of desserts.
Potatoes are high in fibre, which can help you lose weight by keeping you fuller for longer. Fibre can help prevent heart disease by maintaining healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Potatoes are also high in antioxidants, which help to prevent disease, as well as vitamins, which help your body function properly.
Cumin Seeds :
Cumin has a warm, earthy flavour and aroma that is slightly sweet and bitter. To achieve the best flavour, the whole seeds must be toasted.
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Aloo Bhindi Masala Recipe
- 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
- Onion - 1 large chopped
- Tomatoes - 3 large chopped
- Ginger - 1 inch piece peeled
- Garlic - 6 cloves peeled
- Green Chilli - 2
- 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
- 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 ingredients 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.
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Aloo Bhindi Masala Recipe Step by Step Pictures
|Take all your ingredients
|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
|Crackle some cumin
|add the pureed in that
|cook till oil separates
|add in spice powders and salt
|add some water and mix well
|add in fried potatoes and ladysfinger
|cook till oil separates