Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Aloo Bhindi Sabzi

Bhindi is favourite vegetable at home, i prepare sabzi with it quite often. This aloo bhindi sabzi from tasty indian recipes caught my eye and i prepared it today. Both the vegetables made a great combination. sabzi turned out tasty.

Aloo Bhindi sabzi

This sabzi can be served with chapathi's or phulkha's or with jeera rice, peas pulao etc. Iam yet to make phulkha's for dinner to serve with this sabzi!!
aloo bhindi in bhuna masala

                                                                  Aloo Bhindi Sabzi

Aloo Bhindi Sabzi Recipe

Prep Time10 mins 
Cooking Time: 20 mins  
Recipe CuisineIndian
Recipe TypeSidedish


recipe adapted from Tasty indian recipes

  • Aloo - 2 (small)
  • Bhindi - 10
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Ginger - 1'inch size
  • Turmeric powder - 1 /4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Corriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Amchur powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp (to fry bhindi and aloo)

For tadka:

  • Oil - 1 tsp (for tadka)
  • Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Corriander leaves to garnish


Peel the skin of the potatoes and wash them clean, slice them into a medium thick pieces. also trim the head and tail of bhindi and cut them into two or three pieces.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the potatoes first, till they are cooked. it takes about 3-4 minutes at high flame. once the potatoes are fried remove from oil and put it on kitchen tissue, so that tissue absorbs the oil. Then fry in the bhindi pieces. it may take 2-3 minutes in medium flame to get fried.

bhindi aloo sabzi

Chop the Onions, tomatoes, ginger and green chillies very finely.
Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan, add mustard and let it pop, then add cumin, green chillies and ginger. saute them for a few seconds and add in the finely chopped onion. once the onions turn translucent, add in the finely chopped tomatoes and saute them well. add salt and turmeric powder and mix well. in medium flame, let the tomatoes get mushy and mix well with the onions.

Then add the red chilli powder, corriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala to the pan and mix well with the onions and tomato mix. once the masala and onions mix well and come together add in the fried aloo and bhindi to the pan and give a mix. add amchur powder or lemon juice and mix well. sprinkle a tsp of water to the pan and scrap the masala's sticking to the bottom of the pan. then remove the sabzi to the serving bowl.

Garnish with finely chopped corriander leaves.
Best served with chapathi, roti or with jeera rice, veg pulao.


 You can steam the potatoes than frying. also microwave the bhindi with a tsp of oil in microwave at very high mode for about 4-5 minutes. this way you can avoid frying the vegetables.

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