Bharwa bhindi or bharela bhindi nu shaak is a delicious stuffed bhindi or okra recipe that is simple to make in 25 minutes! It is a bit crisp on the outside and gives a burst of flavor and spice from the masala stuffing. It is vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.
4cupsokra (bhinda or bhindi)slits in middle, tops chopped off
1½cupbesan or chana no lot170g
½tspred chilli powderlal mirch
2tbspcumin-coriander powderdhana jeeru blend
Mix the besan with spices and 1 tbsp of oil in a bowl in a bowl.
Make a slit in the okras from top but leaving the tipped end closed. Stuff bhindis (okra) with the spiced mixture. Using hands makes it easier to stuff it better but a small spoon works too. Some spiced mixture will be left over.
Heat oil in a pan on medium. Add mustard seeds. Once they begin popping add in asafetida. Add bhindis to pan and let cook. After a few minutes careful turn in pan to ensure they are the level of crispiness you like.
Add remaining besan spiced mixture and gently toss to coat. Cook for 4-5 minutes until besan is cooked.
Serve with roti/rotli or rice and enjoy!
Make sure to dry the bhindi well. Ideally out on a towel for an hour. This will help reduce slimey texture.