Maharastrian Style Bhindi Masala recipe is so delicious and easy like my Tawa Bhindi Recipe. Its name itself gets juices flowing in the mouth. Dry, fried, spicy Masala Bhindi is a heavenly experience in every bite. This is dry vegetable dish made from Okra (Bhindi) and Onions. I used Goda Masala in this recipe and it is must in this recipe. This time I Have used store bought Goda Masala. This Sabzi is cooked with roasted peanuts, sesame seeds and other seasonings. I deep fried the Okra and Onion in this recipe, but you may shallow fry them.
This recipe is perfect for busy weekdays because it is very easy and quick to make. Make this Maharastrian Style Bhindi Masala with Roti, Puri or Paratha. Healthy, homey dinner / lunch will be ready in jiffy.
For Jain – Skip Onions
Serves – 5 to 6 people
Oil – 2 tbsp
Sesame seeds – 1/4 cup
Coarsely crushed peanut powder – 3/4 cup
Chili powder – 2 tbsp
Cumin and coriander powder – 2 1/2 tbsp
Goda Masala – 1/2 tbsp
Garam masala – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Coconut Powder – 1/4 cup
Aamchur Powder / Dry Mango Powder – 1 tbsp
Sugar – 1/2 tbsp (Optional)
Kasuri methi – 1/2 tbsp (Optional)
Bhindi / Okra – 750 grams
Sliced Onion – 2 cups
Chopped and fried Cashew nuts – 1/2 cup
Oil For frying
1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add sesame seeds, saute it and when sizzle add peanut powder and roast them over very low flame until lightly golden brown in color. Switch off the flame and add all the remaining masala ingredients one by one and mix them well. Take this masala into big mixing bowl and keep it aside.
2. Slit on one side of the small okras and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan to deep fry the Okra / Bhindi and onions. Deep fry the bhindi and onions, separately, until tender. Remove and drain the oil well. Add fried bhindi and onion into prepared masala. Also add fried cashew nuts. Mix well.
3. Maharastrian Style Bhindi is ready. Enjoy!!!!