Beautiful bhindi

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: What is it about bhindi that makes it such a favourite in almost all Indian homes? Be it from a whole bhindi stuffed with masala and sautéed till crisp to sliced into roundels and deep-fried and turned into a raita, it is a favourite with one and all! Try these recipes and enjoy the gorgeous veggie – Bhindi ke Pakodey, Vendakkai Mor Thalippu and Bhindi Nariyal Masala.

Shopping list

750 grams lady fingers 

1 packet dried mango powder 

1 packet goda masala powder

100 grams roasted peanuts

250 grams gram flour 

250 grams rice flour

50 grams carom seeds

1 packet yogurt

100 grams dried red chillies

1 coconut

100 grams split black gram skinless

1 small packet satay sticks

For faster preparation 

For the pakodey, trim the two ends of bhindi, slit and stuff it with the mixture. Make the batter and keep aside. For vendakkai mor thalippu, cut bhindi in 2 inch pieces. For bhindi nariyal masala, ground the masala and keep aside.

How to go about it

Cook vendakkai mor thalippu and finish it. Then start with bhindi nariyal masala. Fry the pakodey and serve.

Recommended recipesVendakkai Mor Thalippu,  Bhindi ki Pachadi,  Sindhi Pyazwali Bhindi,  Pyaazwali Bhindi,  Besanwali Bhindi,  Bhindi Aam Ki Katliyan,  Spicy Bhindi Andhra Style,  Bhindi Anardana,  Dahi Bhindi,  Bhindi Amchur

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.