Mar3rd

Besan Stuffed Bendi

bendi anu Besan Stuffed Bendi
Senagapindi Koorina Bendakayalu

Ingredients:

Bendi / Lady’s Finger 10-15
Oil 3 tbsps

Stuffing:

Besan 4 tbsps
Coriander Powder 1 1/2 tbsps
Amchur Powder 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Heat a pan on medium-high, add besan and fry for few seconds.
Then add all other stuffing ingredients and remove from heat.
Mix thoroughly and keep aside.

Wash and pat dry bendi.
Remove ends and slit the stomach keeping its shape intact.
Then halve the bendi breadth wise to ease the stuffing.
Stuff each bendi with above besan stuffing.

Heat oil in a pan medium-low heat, add all the stuffed bendi.
Cook covered for 3-5 minutes or until the bendi becomes soft.
Then remove the lid and fry for few more seconds on high.
Remove and serve with hot rice.

Notes: Make sure not to overstuff the bendi.

Feb27th

Fried Okra

bendi plain Fried Okra
Bendakaya Vepudu

Ingredients:

Okra 10-15
Green Chiles 2
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste
Oil 5 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Remove ends, wash and finely chop green chiles.
Wash and pat dry okra.
Remove ends and chop them into small circles.

Heat oil in a pan on medium-high heat.
Add chopped okra and stir fry for 3-5 minutes.
Then add chopped green chiles.
Stir-fry until the okra turns little crisp.
Remove onto absorbent paper.
Sprinkle turmeric powder and salt on fried okra.
Serve with hot rice .

Notes: You can crisp them to almost dark brown if you wish.



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