Okra Achar

How to make Bhindi / Ramtoriya ko Achar (Okra or Lady finger)




Okra / Ladyfinger – 100 gms
Coriander seeds – ½ table spoon
Mustard seeds – 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds – ½ tablespoon
Red Chilies – 3
Tamarind – ½ tea spoon
Hing or Asafetida – pinch
Salt – to taste

Method I

Heat oil and do seasoning with mustard seed and cumin seeds

Add the red chilies, coriander seeds, Asafetida and fry them in low flame

Allow them to cool

In another pan

Deep fry okra
Grind the fried okra and the seasoned mixture with salt and tamarind

Okra Achar/Chutney is ready to serve

Tips and Tricks

Deep fry the okra such that the stickiness goes off
Do not add water while grinding the mixture
We can also add garlic to this recipe

Method II

Cut the Okra into proper round or long piece

Heat oil in a pan

Add fenugreek seed, thyme seed, red chilies and turmeric

Deep fry the okra such that the stickiness goes off

Meanwhile In a pan dry fry sesame seed

Grind sesame seed

Add it in the fried Okra

Add red chili powder and lemon juice

Mix it well

Okra Achar is ready to serve.