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BHINDI MASALA

BHINDI  MASALA
BY
ZEBA TASNIM
Ladies finger or bhindi is a staple in Indian cuisine and a much loved vegetable in our home.My most favorite form of bhindi is in an easy dry saute made with less oil, minimal ingredients,healthy and addictive.

IngredientsBhindi - 1/4 kg (okra/bendakaya), wash, dry, trim the ends and cut into 1" piecesOnions - 1, large, finely slicedTomato - 1, finely choppedAsafoetida - 1/4 tspGinger green chili paste - 1 tspSugar - 1/4 - 1/2 tspTurmeric powder - 1/4 tspRed chili powder - 1 tspCoriander powder - 3/4 tspGaram Masala powder - pinch

ALU KA BHARTA/CHOKHA

ALU KA BHARTA/CHOKHA
Aloo Bharta is an Indian style flavored mashed potatoes recipe, specially served in several parts of India. Delicious aloo bharta is a great option to serve with  Indian rotis or khichdi .Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes
Makes 4 servings Ingredients:4-6 medium size potatoes1 onion thinly chopped4-5 cloves garlic minced1/2 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp oilFresh coriander leaves chopped1 tbsp dried red chilli flakesSalt to taste How to make Alu Ka Bharta:Boil the potatoes, peel and mash in a big bowl.Heat the oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and red chilli flakes.Allow the seeds to splutter and add  garlic and chopped onion.Saute for few seconds until onion turns soft.Add mashed potatoes, salt, Mix all the ingredients very well and cook on medium high flame for about 5-6 minutes.Finally garnish with thinly chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Indian chapatis and khichidi.