Lady's Finger : 200 gm
Onion : 1 big
Shredded Coconut : 1 medium cup
Cumin Powder : 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder : 1/2 tsp
Punjabi Garam Masala Powder :1/4 tsp
Salt : As per taste
Turmeric : 1/4 tsp
Nigella Seeds : 2 pinches
Green Chillies : 2
Dry Red Chilli : 1
Oil : 2 tbsp
Wash and wipe each lady's finger with a piece of dry cloth. Cut them into 1 inch pieces. Marinate with salt and turmeric. Keep aside for 10 minutes. Cut the onions into small cubes.
Heat oil in a wok. Temper with nigella seeds and dry red chillies. Add the onion pieces. Saute till translucent. Put in the the shredded coconut. Saute for two minutes.
As it releases moisture, put in the ladyfingers. Slit the green chillies and add. Add the cumin and coriander powders, salt and turmeric. Saute well and cover. Reduce heat from medium to low.
After 2 minutes,open the cover and give a stir, sprinkle some water with help of fingers. This way cook for another 10 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Sprinkle some water again if required. Add the garam masala powder 2-3 minutes before switching off. Stir well.
Remember, we will sprinkle and not pour a cup of water which may discolour the bhindi pieces.
Enjoy with rice or roti!!