While drumsticks, brinjal, sprouts or cabbage are some fo the most common veggies seen on a typical south Indian lunch menu, okra or bhindi is also something you’ll absolutely love when cooked in a traditional south-Indian style! Move over from kurkuri bhindi or masala bhindi, this south-style bhindi curry is going to be your new favourite.
Hailing from Karnataka, Bendekaayi Gojju is a sweet, tangy and masaledaar mix of okra with masalas, including mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, green chillies, tamarind extract and jaggery! The tadka on top adds a zesty pinch to the dish.
Bhindi made in south-style is full of distinct flavours.
How To Make Bendekaayi Gojju | South-Style Bhindi Recipe
To make this mouth-watering southern-style bhindi at home, all you need is to mix dry-roasted and ground fenugreek, sesame and cumin seeds and toss it with tamarind extract, fried bhindi and jaggery. It is mixed and cooked in water for a while and topped with a fiery tadka right before serving! The tadka of red chilli and mustard seeds adds a unique zest and flavour to the delicacy.
Find the full recipe of Bendekaayi Gojju here.
You can serve this south-style bhindi curry hot with rice or roti.
Try southern-style bhindi at home for your next lunch meal and share the experience with us in the comments section below.
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