Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Okra)

Crispy Okra

Ingredients for Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Okra):

1. Small Okra – ¼ kg

2. Ginger-garlic paste – 2 big spoons

    Salt – For taste

    Vinegar – 2 big spoons

3. Cumin seeds crushed – 1 small spoon

    Coriander seeds crushed – 1 big spoon

    Red chillies crushed – 2 big spoons

4. Oil – As required

5. Gram flour – 1 cup

6. Chat Masala – ½ small spoon

    Coriander leaves chopped – 1 big spoon

7. Onion chopped as rings and lemon pieces – To decorate

How to prepare Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Okra)?

1. Wash okras, completely remove moisture content using a cloth and cut into ½ inch pieces.

2. Marinate okra using ingredients no: 2.

3. Add ingredients no: 3 also, toss well and allow to rest for 15 minutes.

4. Heat oil in a pan.

5. Sprinkle gram flour on marinated okra pieces and mix well.

6. Deep fry them in hot oil.

7. Finally sprinkle chat masala and coriander leaves.

8. Decorate using onion rings and lemon pieces and serve.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15 – 31, 2014 

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