Pyazwali bhindi

Posted on August 18, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Subzi | Tags: , , |

A perfect low calorie version of the famous North-Indian delicacy in which the ladies finger is tossed with sautéed onions. Traditionally the bhindis are deep-fried to whip up this delicacy. Here is a heart-friendly variation to enjoy your favourite subzi and yet keep a check on calories as well as fat.

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Serves 2.

Ingredients
2 cups ladies finger, chopped
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1 cup onions, chopped
2 teaspoons gingergreen chilli paste
a pinch turmeric powder (haldi)
¼ cup low fat curds
2 teaspoons oil
salt to taste
Method
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
2. Add the onions, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and cook till the onions turn golden brown.
3. Add the bhindi and cook over medium flame till they are soft.
4. Add the curds and salt and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes.
5. Serve hot with parathas.
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