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Friday, 19 July 2019

Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Okra Fry) in Microwave


          One can't resist the temptation of any deep fried snacks. However, there is always a guilt attached while enjoying them. A healthy alternative is microwaving them (either oil free or with less oil). They come out as crispy as their deep fried counterparts and are equally yummy as well.

          So let me share these kurkuri bhindi (crispy Okra Fry) that are very easy to prepare and are completely hassle free.They go absolutely well with  homemade chutney, sauce, hummus or any kind of dip of your preference. You can also relish them as a side dish with either rice or Paratha. So check out the step by step pictorial recipe to prepare it









300 gms. bhindi / okra
2 tbsp. roasted chickpea flour 
2 tbsp. whole wheat flour 
salt to taste 
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tsp. red chili powder 
1 tsp. garam masala powder
1 tsp. kasuri methi, crushed 
1 tbsp. oil 
1 tsp. lime juice 
1 tsp. oil to grease









          Wash the okra and pat dry with a kitchen towel. Trim both the ends and slice them lengthwise. Combine all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil to grease).

          Arrange the okra on a greased baking tray / microwave safe plate. Microwave for 8-10 minutes on high power, by stirring them with a spatula halfway through.

          Serve these yummy and healthy kurkuri bhindi as an appetizer with sauce / chutney or as a side dish with rice / parathas.





                      Combine all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil to grease).



                      Arrange the okra on a greased baking tray / microwave safe plate. 



                      Microwave for 8-10 minutes on high power, by stirring them with a spatula 
                       halfway through.




                      Your kurkuri bhindi is ready to be relished.




                   Serve them as an appetizer with sauce / chutney or as a side dish with
                    rice / parathas.











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