Bhindi Stir Fry with Peanuts

Bhindi Stir fry is one of the easiest dish to prepare to go with chapati / roti. Perfect side dish to go with rice too.Adding peanuts gives a nice taste and crunchiness to the dish.  This recipe goes to the week 4, day 2  of BM 65 under the theme " One Vegetable different ways". Here goes the recipe.....


Bhindi / Okra  1 lb 
 Peanuts 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds 1/2 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
 Red chili 2
Crushed garlic 1 spoon
Curry leaves 6
Chana dal 1 spoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
Chili powder 3/4 spoon
Salt to taste
Oil 4- 5 tbsp 


Dry roast peanuts, remove skin  and keep aside.
Wash bhindi / okra and pat dry. 
Cut them into small pieces.
In a wok / pan heat oil and add mustard seeds.
Once the mustard seeds crackle add cumin seeds, red chili, chana dal, curry leaves, crushed garlic.
Saute for a minute, and add okra.
Add turmeric powder and salt.
Mix well and let it cook for 6 - 7 minutes on  medium flame.
Now add chili powder and roasted peanuts.
Cook further for about 5 minutes or till done.
Serve with chapati / roti or as a side dish with rice.

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Ritu Tangri said...

Another twist to regular bhindi... Nice one

Pavani said...

One of my favorite ways to enjoy okra. Looks soooo inviting.

vaishali sabnani said...

Wow,that is a lovely recipe , I am trying it tomorrow for lunch.

Priya Suresh said...

Love the addition of peanuts in bhindi stir fry,excellent side dish.

Srivalli said...

Oh I have never added with peanuts..thats a new way!

Usha said...

Though I have seen okra peanut fry at parties , but never made it at home. I should next time I get some okra.