Dal Bhindi
Dal Bhindi is a side dish made with Okra and dal. The dish is very unique with a protein punch. It pairs well with chapati or paratha. 
Prep Time
15Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15Minutes 2-3Hours
Prep Time
15Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15Minutes 2-3Hours
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak toor dal for at least one hour.
  2. Prepare the bhindi by cutting heads and tails and then making thin slices.
  3. Heat 2 -3 tbsp oil.
  4. Add mustard, asafoetida and a pinch of asafoetida
  5. Add the whole red chillies and immediately add the soaked and drained toor dal.
  6. Sauté for a minute or two.
  7. Add the bhindi, salt and turmeric powder.
  8. Sauté for a minute so that the spices are mixed and the bhindi is well coated with oil.
  9. Simmer the flame and cover the pan using a rimmed lid or a thali.
  10. Pour 1/2 cup water on the lid.
  11. Let the bhindi cook for a few minutes.
  12. Remove the lid carefully and stir the bhindi.
  13. If cooked add coriander powder, chilly powder and lemon juice.
  14. Sauté on full for a few minutes.
  15. If the bhindi is not cooked, place the lid back and let them cook before adding spices.
Recipe Notes