Crispy okra / kurkuri bhindi

Since a Long time I have not updated my blog ...was very busy with my daughters studies, exams, collage ...back again as exams are over and waiting for results , really a tough time for kids and they really need healthy and nutritious diet at this time, it's an essential duty of all the mothers to take care of their diet I read somewhere that some essential nutrients called ' brain food ' like Antioxidants, Choline,Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids and Complex Carbohydrates 

Blueberries are packed with antioxidants. Strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are great choices, too. You’ll also find antioxidants in tons of other fruits and vegetables — the more brightly colored, the more nutrient dense. In addition, nuts, seeds, and nut/seed butters are good sources of the antioxidant vitamin E, which protects brain-cell membranes from damage.
you’ll find choline in Eggs (especially the yolk), beans, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, yogurt, tofu, buckwheat. 
And omega-3 essential fatty acids in  walnuts, flaxseed, and omega-3 enriched eggs and yogurt.
Complex carbohydrates are fiber-rich whole grains (or starches). They are crucial to the brain’s functioning because they are its main source of fuel. When the body absorbs complex carbohydrates, they’re broken down into glucose, which the body (and brain) uses as energy.
you’ll find it in Whole-grain breads, pastas, crackers, cereals, pancakes, waffles, and brown rice.
Vegetables and fresh fruits also take essential role in mental development of growing children you can always mix and Match all these into tasty bites to make them eat in their daily diet. 
Coming back to post today's recipe is little different and crisply tasty I am sure you will find this crispy version of okra very interesting .
To give a nice and tasty twist I add tomato onion  masala on top ...


Kurkuri bhindi or crispy okra 

500 grams............. Ladyfingers (bhindi)
2 tbsp.....................Gram flour (besan)
1/2 tsp ...................Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp....................Chaat masala
1/2 tsp....................Dry mango powder (amchur)
1/2 tsp....................Cumin powder
Oil to deep fry 
Salt to taste 

Trim ladyfingers and halve them vertically. Further slice them into thin strips.
Put the bhindi in a bowl, add salt, besan, red chilli powder, chaat masala, amchur and cumin powder and mix well, crushing lightly.
Drop the slices into the hot oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden and crisp.
Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.Trim ladyfingers and halve them vertically. Further slice them into thin strips.


geeta said…
i had heard about your blog from my friend chitra. i love the way you explain the recipe and provide other wonderful information related to it.
loved this one and so did everyone in my family.
jaanvi said…
wonderful recipe!
payal said…
sounds delicious!