BHENDI MASALA MAHARASHTRIAN STYLE
Recipe type: Curries
A typical Maharashtrian style Spicy Bhindi masala with fried okra, cashew nuts, fresh grated coconut, peanut powder and a variety of aromatic and flavourful spices combined together.Bhendi Masala is a traditional Maharashtrian style spicy bhindi masala made with okra that is deep fried and added to a spicy and tangy spice mix powder that makes the okra delicious, flavourful and mouth-watering. The fried cashew nuts added to this dish enhances the flavours and gives crunchiness to the dish.
- Goda Masala 1 Teaspoons
- Garam Masala Powder Pinch
- Turmeric Powder Pinch
- Amchur Powder 1 Teaspoons
- Jeera Powder 1 Teaspoons
- Coriander Powder 1 Teaspoons
- Roasted Peanut Powder 1 Tablespoons
- Red Chilli Powder 1 Teaspoons
- Sesame Seeds 1 Tablespoons
- Oil 1 Tablespoons
- Cashew Nuts, Halved ¼ Cup
- Okra, Small Sized 250 Grams
- Salt To Taste
- Sugar ½ Teaspoons
- Freshly Grated Coconut 1 Tablespoons
- Coriander Leaves, Chopped 1 Springs
- Oil For Deep Frying
- Just slit on one side of the small okras and keep aside. Heat oil in a kadai to deep fry the okras, when the oil is enough, deep fry the okra pieces until crisp. Remove, drain the oil and shift into a bowl and keep aside.
- Take some cashew nuts and deep fry until slightly golden in colour. Remove and add this to the okra. In another pan, add 1 tbsp of oil and add sesame seeds, sauté and when they sizzle, switch off the flame and add red chilli powder, roasted peanut powder, coriander powder, jeera powder, amchur powder, pinch of turmeric and garam masala, goda masala, salt to taste, sugar, freshly grated coconut and chopped coriander.
- Mix all these ingredients well. Add in the fried okra and cashew nuts to this spice masala and mix well (add little oil if required). Serve hot.