Bhindi Bhaji is a very popular and a common dish cooked all over in Pakistan and India. Bhindi Bhaji is Indian Pakistani curried bhindi dish made with fresh bhindis stir fried with onions, tomatoes, herbs and spices garnished with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Bhindi Bhaji A Favourite Dish:
Bhindi Bhaji is one of the most recognized Indian Pakistani vegetable and liked by all. It is a universally favourite vegetable especially to the kids too.
Bhindi Bhaji Why Called Bhaji:
Bhindi Bhaji is called as Bhaji mostly in north India and Pakistan. Bhaji is the Hindi word used for a type of vegetable dish that is usually served fairly dry without a sauce or gravy.
Recipe Of Bhindi Bhaji:
Preparation time 30 minutes
Serves 4-5 people
Bhindi 1/2 kg
Fresh Coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup
Oil 2 tsp
Tomatoes 3 large
Cumin 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
Garlic paste 1/4 tsp
Onions chopped 2 medium
Instruction For Cooking:
1. Cut the tip and the very bottom from the bhindi just to clean it, but do not slice.
2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add all ingredients except bhindi, tomato and coriander leaves. Cook for 3 minutes.
4. Add bhindi, then cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Garnish with tomato and coriander.
5. Serve with rice, naan or pita bread.
Some Useful Tips For Cooking Bhindi Bhaji:
For best cooking results of Bhindi Bhaji, use fresh bhindi that is tender and small about 3 inches in size or they become tough and stringy. And also cook the bhindi with out cobering lid.
Health Benefits Of Bhindi Bhaji:
Bhindi Bhaji is healthy and nutritious dish because bhindi is highly nutritious and is considered to have many health benefits. Bhindis have high potassium, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium and vitamin A and C.
Uses Of Bhindi Bhaji:
Bhindi Bhaji is mostly used at homes in lunch times with rice or roti. Bhindi Bhaji is oftenly served at dhabas and in restaurants too as a side dish. Bhindi Bhaji can be served with rice, chapati, naan, breads, or roti.Add to Favourites