Bindi/Okra/Ladies finger/Vendaikkai - 8
Cilantro- to garnish
Trim the edges of the okra and cut them into desired shape.
Coarsely grind half of the onion.
Grind 3/4th of the tomato and keep it ready.
Roughly chop the remaining onion and tomato into big chunks.
Now heat little oil in a kadai, fry the onion chunks. Once they change the color, take them out and keep it aside.
In the same kadai, add the okra and fry till the slimness has gone and the veggie turns slightly brown.
Heat oil in a pan and add fennel and cumin seeds. Let them crackle. Then add the ground onion paste and cook till the raw smell has gone.
Add the ground tomato paste, chilly powder,coriander powder, kasoori methi and salt.
Cook on medium heat till the gravy becomes dry and the oil oozes out from it.
Let it cook for 4-5 minutes on low heat.
Finally add the cilantro and garam masala to the gravy and switch off the flame.
Delicious and yummy bindi do pyaaza is ready. It goes well with roti and rice.