Aloo Bhendi Fry - No Onion, Garlic & Tomato

Bhendi is also known as lady’s finger or okra. In South East Europe it is known as bamya/bamija. Aloo is potato in English. In this sabzi there is no onion, garlic and tomato, it's dry sabzi, goes well with chapatti or dal rice, quick and easy to make. Choose small tender bhendi for this recpie, small ones have less seeds.

2 Medium Aloo/Potatoes - cut into small cubes
250 Grams Small Tender Bhendi/Okra
1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder or to your spice level
1½ Teaspoons Coriander Powder
½ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
½ Teaspoon Garam masala
A Sprig Curry Leaves
3 - 4 Tablespoons Oil
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
A Pinch Asafoetida
Salt to Taste

Wash and pat dry the bhendi with a cloth. Chop off the top and tail, then, cut them in small pieces on a slant.
Peel and cut the potatoes in small cubes.
In a frying pan heat two tablespoons oil. Add the bhendi and keep stirring till the stickiness is gone. Cook till soft on medium low flame. 
When cook, remove them on to a plate.
In the same frying pan heat the remaining oil, add the mustard seeds when they crackle add the asafoetida and curry leaves, give it a good stir then add cut potatoes and fry till nice and crisp. Now add all the dry spices and fry well for about 2 minutes , add the bhend, lemon juice and salt mix well. Let this cook on medium low flame for 2 - 3 minutes, stirring in between. Making sure that it does’nt burn. Switch off the flame and serve. 
Enjoy this sabzi with dal rice or chapatti.

Labels : Bhendi, Okra, Sabzi, No Onion No Garlic, Vrat, Jain food, Side Dish, Indian Style
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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