Try this creamy rich Shahi Bhindi for a change from usual bhindi masala you will love it.

What you need: Recipe source – Indian Khana
Okra/Bhindi – 300 gms or 2 Cups
Onion – 2 Large, chopped
Tomato – 1 Large, chopped
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp}
Kasoori Methi – 1/2 tbsp
Salt – To Taste
Oil – 3 tbsp
Cumin Seeds/Jeera – 1 tsp
Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1/2 tbsp
Water – 1 Cup
Cilantro – 2 tbsp [chopped]

Soak and ground to smooth paste:
Whole Cashew nuts – 15
White Sesame Seeds – 1 tbsp
Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp

How to make:
In a pan heat and fry okra until golden brown and keep aside. In the same pan add remaining oil and add cumin seeds, allow to splutter add onions saute for a minute add ginger-garlic paste, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder mix well.

Add tomatoes and cook till it softens add bhindi and mix well and add cashew paste. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.  Add 1 cup water, mix gently.

Cook in low flame for 3-4 minutes garnish with cilantro and off flame.

Serve warm with paratha/poori or pualo.


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