Pyaz Wali Bhindi/Bhindi Do Pyaza Recipe - Okra Onion Stir Fry
A delicious preparation of okra, also known as lady's finger sauteed with caramelized onions. Pyaz Wali bhindi is a popular dry vegetable in Punjabi Cuisine usually served with Kadhi Pakora along with Parathas for the lunch menu.
Pyaz Wali Bhindi Recipe is a delicious preparation of okra, also known as lady's finger sauteed with caramelized onions.
Pyaz Wali Bhindi is a popular dry vegetable in Punjabi Cuisine usually served with Kadhi Pakora along with Parathas for the lunch menu. This dish could be served with Roti as well for simple weeknight dinner. You can also pack this in your Lunch Box with Tawa Parathas.
Did you know? Okra is very low in calories and dense with nutrients. It is high in fiber, vitamin A, C, and folate content. It is also a good source of the B vitamins, vitamin K, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, and traces of magnesium and manganese. Okra is one of those few vegetables, which have the highest content of phytonutrients and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and lutein. (Know more: Health Benefits of Okra)
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetarian Recipes such as
- 500 grams Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra)
- 1 inch Ginger , peeled and grated
- 2 Onions , thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder , (or more to taste)
- Salt , to taste
- 3 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
How to make Pyaz Wali Bhindi/Bhindi Do Pyaza Recipe - Okra Onion Stir Fry
To begin making Pyaz Wali Bhindi Recipe, first wash okra in water. Pat dry okra with the kitchen towel. To cut okra first remove the stem of the okra. Cut into 1 inch long pieces. Keep aside until required.
Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
Add the thinly sliced onions and grated ginger, turn the heat to low and saute the onions until they turn brown and close to being caramelised.
At this stage add in the chopped lady's finger, sprinkle salt. Stir until all the ingredients get well combined. Cover the pan with the lid. Keep the heat on low and let lady's finger cook till they turn little tender.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix it well.
Now keep the lid of the pan slightly ajar and continue to cook the lady's fingers till they are completely cooked.