Bharli Bhendi | Bharli Bhendi Recipe

Bharli Bhendi:

Glad to present you the Maharashtrian style stuffed okra recipe. I learned from my mother

Bharli bhendi as its known in Marathi is non-soggy, non-mushy recipe.

The mixture of peanuts and grated fresh coconut is used for stuffing.

The stuffing adds to the aroma and taste of this recipe. The recipe is quick and easy to make.

Read the full bharli bhindi recipe here with images!

 

Preparation Time: 25 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 40 Minutes

Serves for 2

 

Ingredients:

1) 20 medium sized okra

2) 2-3 tbsp Oil

3) 1/2 tsp Mustard

4) Turmeric Powder

5) a Pinch of hing

6) Chopped Coriander

Ingredients for Stuffing masala:

1) 1/4 Cup peanuts

2) 1/4 Cup grated fresh coconut

3) Coriander leaves

4) 1 green chili

5) 2-3 Garlic cloves

6) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder

7) 1/2 tsp coriander powder

8) 2 tsp goda masala

9) 1/2 tsp lemon juice

10) Sugar for taste

11) Salt to taste

How to cook bharli bhendi ?

Method:

How to prepare for Stuffing Masala :

Heat a pan add peanuts & on a low flame roast it till they turn to crunchy and golden.

Keep aside and let them cool. Peel them.

In a grinder add peeled peanuts, 1 green chili, garlic cloves, grated fresh coconut, coriander leaves and without adding water coarsely grind and keep this mixture aside.

In a mixing bowl, take ground mixture, cumin seeds powder, coriander powder, goda masala, lemon juice, sugar and salt as per taste.

Mix the mixture.

Preparing Okra:

Rinse okra under water then dry them with cloth.

Slice off tip of okra with a knife give a slice on one slit on one side.

Now stuff okra with the stuffing masala.

How to proceed further:

Heat oil and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and wait till they crackle.

Add hing, turmeric powder.

Add stuffed okra. Stir it and keep a lid and let it cook on low flame.

When okra is half done add remaining stuffing mixture and little water  if required cover and cook for another 15 minutes.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with dal rice or chapati.

 

How to cook bharli bhendi ?

 

Step by Step Recipe For Bharli Bhendi

 

Method:

How to prepare for Stuffing Masala :

 

1) Heat a pan add peanuts & on a low flame roast it till they turn to crunchy and golden. Keep aside and let them cool. Peel them.

 

Bhindi Masala Recipe

Bhindi Masala Recipe

 

2) In a grinder add peeled peanuts, 1 green chili, garlic cloves, grated fresh coconut, coriander leaves and without adding water coarsely grind      and keep this mixture aside.

 

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Bhindi Recipes

Stuffed Bhindi Fry

Stuffed Bhindi Fry

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala

 

3) In a mixing bowl or plate, take ground mixture, cumin seeds powder, coriander powder, goda masala, lemon juice, sugar and salt as per taste. Mix the mixture.

 

Stuffed Okra

Stuffed Okra

Bharwa Bhindi in Hindi

Bharwa Bhindi in Hindi

 

4) Rinse okra under water then dry them with cloth.

 

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Ladies Finger Recipes

 

5) Slice off tip of okra with a knife give a slice on one slit on one side.

 

Stuffed Bhindi

Stuffed Bhindi

 

 

6) Now stuff okra with the stuffing masala.

 

Bharwa Bhindi

Bharwa Bhindi

 

7) Heat oil and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and wait till they crackle. Add hing, turmeric powder.

 

 Bhindi Sabzi

Bhindi Sabzi

 

8) Add stuffed okra. Stir it and keep a lid and let it cook on low flame.

 

Masala Bhindi

Masala Bhindi

 

9) When okra is half done add remaining stuffing mixture,  cover and cook for another 15 minutes.

 

10) Do check in between and add little water  if required.

 

Bhindi Ki Sabzi

Bhindi Ki Sabzi

Bharwa Bhindi Recipe

Bharwa Bhindi Recipe

 

11) Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and Serve Bharli Bhendi with Amti bhat or chapati or Ghadichi poli or side dish.

 

Bharli Bhendi

Bharli Bhendi

 

 

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