Pyazwali Bhindi : A perfect low calorie version of the famous north-indian delicacy in which the ladies finger is tossed with sautéed onions. Traditionally the bhindis are deep-fried to whip up this delicacy. Here is a heart-friendly variation to enjoy your favourite subzi and yet keep a check on calories as well as fat.

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Makes 2 servings


2 cups chopped ladies finger (bhindi)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 cup onions , chopped
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 cup low fat curds (dahi)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste

Method To Make Pyazwali Bhindi

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
  2. Add the onions, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and cook till the onions turn golden brown.
  3. Add the bhindi and cook over medium flame till they are soft.
  4. Add the curds and salt and cook for 2 to 3 more minutes.
  5. Pyazwali Bhindi is ready. Serve hot with parathas.