• Fried Bhindi/Okra

    Goan Crunchy Bhindi/Okra is a Goan recipe which is easy and quick side dish or can be served as an appetizer.



    Ingredients
    15 Okra/lady’s finger/bhindi
    2 tsp chilly powder
    ¼ tsp turmeric powder
    1 tsp roasted coriander seed powder
    1 tsp roasted cumin seed/jeera powder
    Few drops of lemon juice
    ¼ cup coarse rice powder/ Rawa/Semolina/Bread crumbs
    salt
    Oil for shallow frying



    Method:

    1. Wash and clean Okra and make them dry before you cut them to avoid stickiness.
    2. Cut into 3 inch long pieces. Apply salt, coriander seed powder, jeera powder, chilly powder and turmeric powder. Mix well.
    3. Add few drops of lemon juice or tamarind paste 1/4 tsp to avoid stickiness and help marinate spices into okra.
    4. Heat griddle /frying pan and smear with a little oil. Roll okra slice into rice flour or rawa and arrange on griddle.
    5. Add 1 tsp and fry until light brown.


    Turn the slices over add little more oil and fry till browned.
    You can eat it with rice or as an appetizer with tea.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Fried Bhindi/Okra started by rekhagadge View original post