Bhindi Do Pyaza (okra with onions)


200 gms small tender bhindi (okra)
1 medium sized onion sliced thick
1 medium sized tomato sliced
1/2 t sp dhania( coriander) powder
1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric) powder
chilli powder to taste
salt to taste
1/2 cup oil for frying

  • wash, drain and dry the bhindi.
  • trim both the ends and give a small slit length wise.
  • heat oil in a frypan and fry bhindi in two batches till golden brown.Drain out the excess oil on a kitchen towel.
  • remove excess oil from the fry pan to be used later, leaving 11/2 tb sps in the frypan.
  • add sliced onions and fry till just turning golden.
  • Add sliced tomatos and fry for 3 minutes.
  • add dhania, haldi,and chilli powder and fry till the raw smell goes.
  • add the fried bhindi and mix well without breaking it.
  • add salt and mix it gently and cover with a loose lid for 2 minutes.
  • take the lid off and fry for another 3 minutes turning the bhindi gently.
  • transfer the bhindi to a dish and garnish it with ginger julliens.
  • serve with hot rotis or rice and dal.