Besan Stuffed Bendi

3 Mar

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Senagapindi Koorina Bendakayalu

Ingredients:

Bendi / Lady’s Finger 10-15
Oil 3 tbsps

Stuffing:

Besan 4 tbsps
Coriander Powder 1 1/2 tbsps
Amchur Powder 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Heat a pan on medium-high, add besan and fry for few seconds.
Then add all other stuffing ingredients and remove from heat.
Mix thoroughly and keep aside.

Wash and pat dry bendi.
Remove ends and slit the stomach keeping its shape intact.
Then halve the bendi breadth wise to ease the stuffing.
Stuff each bendi with above besan stuffing.

Heat oil in a pan medium-low heat, add all the stuffed bendi.
Cook covered for 3-5 minutes or until the bendi becomes soft.
Then remove the lid and fry for few more seconds on high.
Remove and serve with hot rice.

Notes: Make sure not to overstuff the bendi.

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3 Responses to “Besan Stuffed Bendi”

  1. Mythreyee March 3, 2008 at 12:05 pm #

    An authentic stuffed bindi. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  2. Lakshmi March 4, 2008 at 7:13 am #

    A very nice one! Those bhindi look yumm with the filling.

  3. Namratha March 4, 2008 at 10:05 am #

    Nice way to cook Okra, I am always looking for new ways…good one!

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