Besan Bharwa Bhindi

  • Wash and dry 300 GM’s okra/bhindi
  • Make a vertical slit on one side.
  • In a pan dry roast 1/4 cup gram flour/ besan.
  • Cool it and add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder,1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1{2 tsp garam masala powder and salt as per taste. Mix everything well.
  • Stuff the slit bhindi with this mixture.
  • Shallow fry these styffed okras in a nonstick pan using oil until they are fully done and crisp.

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    ANDA GHOTALA

    What is life without street food? Being Mumbaikar eating pani puri at a stall or having a vada paav as take away is very common thing. So presenting today a famous surati street food ANDA GHOTALA. This can be eaten for breakfast, brunch or at dinner.

    RECIPE:-
    Ingredients:-

    • 4 eggs boiled and grated
    • 1 raw egg for gravy
    • 2medium onions finely chopped
    • 1 capsicum finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup processed cheese grated.
    • 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped
    • 5-6 garlic cloves roughly chopped
    • 2 green chillies slit
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
    • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
    • 1 tablespoon Paav bhaji masala ( I prefer rasoi magic masala)
    • 2 tablespoon oil
    • 25gms amul butter
    • Salt to taste.
    • 4 tbsp green coriander chopped

    METHOD

    1. Heat a pan add oil and half the butter. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
    2. Add chopped onions and cook them until light golden.
    3. Add roughly chopped garlic and slit green chillies and saute for 30 seconds.
    4. Next goes in, the tomatoes and capsicum followed by red chilli, turmeric and coriander powder. Also add a pinch of salt to release the moisture.
    5. Let this cook until tomatoes are pulpy and oil starts separating.
    6. Then add the paav bhaji masala, grated eggs and processed cheese. Mix well. Adjust the salt.
    7. Finally crack the raw egg, beat it slightly till the yolk and whites combine. Add this to the pan and cook on high flame fo 30-40 seconds. 
    8. Remove in a serving plate and add a dollop of butter, cheese and green coriander. Serve with toasted paav and a sunny side up.

    ** Note use minimal amount of salt as the butter and cheese are already salty.