भरली भेंडी | भरवा भेंडी | Stuffed Okra Okra Recipe

Prep time
15 min
Cooking time
10 min
Cousine / Course
Indian-sides
Servings
3-4

Ingredients

  • कार्ले / करेला / Bitter Gourd – 5
  • शेंगदाने / मूंगफल्ली / Peanuts – 1/2 cup
  • मिर्ची / Whole Red Chili dry – 2-3 pc
  • खोब्र / नािरयल / Coconut grated- 1/4 cup
  • बेसन / Gram flour – 2 tbsp
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 7-8 cloves
  • कोथंबीर / धिनया पत्ता / Coriander
  • तिखट / लाल मिर्च / Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste
  • जीरेपूड / जीरा / Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  • गरम मसाला / Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  • लिंबू/ नींबू / Lime juice – 1 tsp
  • तेल / Oil – 3 tbsp
  • मोहरी / राई / Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • जीर / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – a pinch

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry okra with cloth
  2. Remove stem and slit okra
  3. Heat pan on medium, roast peanuts till golden and crunchy remove in plate
  4. Roast whole red chillies just for 1 minute on low, remove in plate
  5. Roast coconut till golden in color, remove in plate
  6. Roast gram flour till golden in color, remove in plate
  7. In grinding jar, after cooling, add roasted peanuts, red chillies, garlic, coriander leaves, roasted coconut, red chili powder and salt. Grind to coarse powder
  8. Take grinder masala in mixing bowl, add cumin powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves, mix all together
  9. Put filling inside slit okra
  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in pan on low- medium heat
  2. Placed all stuffed Okra in pan, cook on low-medium heat, turn occasionally to get even cook
  3. Cook till okra is soft
  4. Garnish with dry coconut and coriander
  5. Tasty stuffed Bhendi/Okra is ready

Tips

  1. Dry Okra completely before cooking to avoid it getting sticky
  2. Dry chili is optional, adjust chili powder if not using dry chilis
  3. Turn occassionally to get even cook

How to serve

  1. Serve hot as side dish
  2. Serve as sides with Chapati, kadhi, dal,

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