Sunday, August 28, 2011

Crispy Bhindi/Okra Fry

Okra/Bhindi is a very healthy vegetable, it has plenty of valuable nutrients, good source of vitamin C, good for brain and is beneficial to diabetes.

Summer is the harvest season for okra, I just bought some from the shop and made this super yummy crispy Okra fry, it is a good side dish, and a good snack too!

20 or around 300 gms of okra

For batter:
3 tbsp chick pea flour (Besan)
1 tbsp Rice flour
1 tsp sesame seeds(Optional)
1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
1/2 tsp Cummin Powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/4 tsp baking powder (Optional)
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp oil
3-5 tbsp water

Clean the okra, dry up, remove head and slice lengthwise into 4 parts.

Whisk together all ingredients under "batter", leave it aside for 10 minutes. Adjust thickness by adding or reducing water accordingly, we are looking at pancake batter consistency.

Heat up 2 inches of oil at medium heat in a cooking pan, dip okra in batter until it is well coated with batter and fry it until crispy and golden in colour.

Crispy spicy Okra fry!

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  1. I love okra and especially love Indian style of cooking. Can I replace chick pea flour with normal all purpose flour?

  2. Sonia, me too love okra in indian style...You can replace chick pea flour with all purpose flour... the texture might be a little different...that is all