Light and crispy Lady’s finger/Okra fritters.
Time Required: 15 Minutes
10 to 12 Bhindi/Bhendekayi/Okra/Lady’s finger
1 tsp Chili Paste
1 tsp Ginger Paste
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/4 tsp Hing
1 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Saunf Powder / Fennel seeds powder
3 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped finely
Few Curry leaves, chopped finely
4 to 5 tbsp Kadalehittu/Gram Flour/Besan
2 tbsp Rice Flour
Oil for deep-frying
Salt to taste
Chop Bhindi into small pices and remove to a mixing bowl. To this add Green Chilies, Ginger, Turmeric Powder, Hing, Chili Powder, Saunf Powder, Coriander leaves, Curry Leaves, and Salt and mix well.
Add Gram Flour and Rice Flour little by little to the Bhindi mixture.
Mix well. Do not add water. Add just enough flour so that it binds the pieces together.
Now make small balls of the Bhindi mixture, flatten them and deep fry till golden brown.
Remove the Bhindi Pakoda on a kitchen towel.