I hope you’re excited, because today I’m going to share a recipe for Bhindi Kurkure.
Bhindi is Okra in Hindi and Kurkure translates to crunchy and is also the name of a popular commercial snack in India so the name is synonymous with something you know and expect to pack a crunch.
In this recipe, Okra is prepared by stripping off it’s sticky insides and mixed in with spices and gluten free flours and deep fried till crispy.
This is a great snack as well as a side to go with your Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian meal.
This recipe was posted on a Facebook group Chef at Large by member Janaki Priya, I tried it once and was hooked. The recipe is below, try it for yourself, also check out the video that explains the entire process!
- 12 oz, 330 gms Okra
- 1 tsp Rice flour
- 2 tbsps Gram flour(Chana ka atta)
- 1 tsp each Cumin & Chilli powder
- Juice of half a lemon
- 1/2 sliced Onion
- Oil for frying
- 1/4 cup curry leaves
- Cut the tops off the Bhindi/Okra, slice in half and using a small spoon scrape all the seeds out
- Cut the Bhindi again in thinner strips
- Add this in the bowl together with rice and gram flour, spices, lemon juice, salt and the onion and mix well
- Deep fry the Bhindi in batches and add some curry leaves to the oil
- Remove and drain