How to make Bhindi Anardana -

Stir fried bhindi cooked with pomegranate seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Pomegranate (anar) (अनार)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bhindi Anardana

Bhindi Anardana Recipe Card


Hindi: bhindi
Also called as okra and gumbo in the rest of the world, ladyfingers are had best when cooked fresh. Stuff with a tangy masala, deep-fry to crisp with peanuts, serve in raita or batter fry as pakoras, this finger is definitely an all-rounder!  It even takes the sour of lemon or dry mango powder very well. When buying, look for young pods free of bruises, tender but not soft, and no more than four inches long.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Bhindi Anardana Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) slit 400 grams

  • Pomegranate (anar) 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli chopped 2-3

  • Small onions 12-15

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon


Step 1

Put the anardana in a non-stick pan and dry roast lightly on low heat. Spread it on the tabletop and crush with a rolling pin.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai. Add cumin seeds and sauté lightly. Add green chillies and small onions and sauté till the onions become soft.

Step 3

Add ladyfingers and sauté for a while. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, dried mango powder and salt. Toss well.

Step 4

When the ladyfingers are almost done add the crushed anardana, garam masala powder and lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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