Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Fried Potatoes and Okra(Alu-Bhindi)

Kids love okra or bhindi and this simple and tasty recipe of alu-bhindi is just a perfect for their lunchbox.Pack this with some salads,fruits and plain chapati smeared with ghee or butter.

Potatoes-1-2 medium size
Kalonji/Onion seeds-1/4 teaspoon
Mustard seeds-1/4 teaspoon
Dry red chilli-1
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
salt to taste
Oil-2 teaspoons

-Wash the bhindi and wipe it with a kitchen towel before cutting.Cut the bhindi into small pieces.
-Wash the potatoes and chop it into small pieces.Do not peel the potato skin.
-Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and kalonji.Let it splutter.
-Add the dry red chilli and the potatoes first.
-Cook for 2-3 minutes and the add the chopped bhindi and mix well.
-Add salt and turmeric and stir well and cook till the potatoes and bhindi are done.
-Serve hot with puris ,parathas or plain chapatis.

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