Spiced Okra with Fennel Seeds or Sauf Bhindi

Spiced Okra with Fennel Seeds: Perfect Lunch or Dinner Recipe

Okra which is also known as lady finger or bhindi is high in fiber, folate and vitamin c and the fennel seeds really add a lot of flavor to this dish.


Fennel Seeds

Spiced Okra with Fennel Seeds

Ingredients :
Bhindi – 1/2 kg
Potato – 3 ( big pieces )
Onion thinly sliced – 2
Sauf or fennel – 1 tsp
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Sabzi masala – 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Finely chopped green chili – 1
Mustard oil – 2 tsp
Juice of one lemon
A pinch of garam masala
Salt to taste



Spiced Okra with Fennel Seeds


Method :

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add sauf or fennel. Allow them to crackle.
  2. Add the onions, green chili and cook until translucent. Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric, and sabzi masala. Then add potato and cook over medium flame till they are half done.
  3. Now add bhindi and cook till bhindi is done. Add lemon juice & garam masala. Mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with parathas.


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