Bhindi, also known as Okra and ladyfinger, is a delicious vegetable. It is high in fiber and the slimy stuff in it is actually good for joints and knees lubrication. Many people dislike bhindi as a vegetable because of its sticky and slimy gravies. Making good bhindi masala is all about how to make a non-slimy lady finger or bhindi.
Okra or bhindi as it’s known in Hindi, is widely used in the cuisine of North India, where the tropical vegetable flourishes. The following recipe of bhindi masala is favorite of the region that features okra cooked until just tender in a spiced tomato and onion sauce. To give the dish another layer of satisfying texture with the addition of pancrisped paneer, a mild, fresh variety of pressed cheese is also suggested. Serve with soft basmati rice, warm pieces of Indian bread and raita, a cooling condiment of yogurt and cucumber, for dipping, and make the meal bursting with plenty of vibrant flavors.