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BHINDI CHUTNEY (Okra Chutney) is a finger licking side dish, which can be eaten with starter to any normal day meal. And this is a perfect recipe for those lazy afternoons where you need to cook just for two and don’t want to spend much time in kitchen. It tastes too good with white rice and ghee. The sweet/sour flavor of this chatny makes it a good match for hard, mature cheeses.

Chatny or Chutney is a traditional accompaniment in every Indian regional cuisine. It is the basic item in a thali in any Indian food, either for breakfast, or along with parathas or even along with a tea time snack.  The chutneys are either made like pickles or made from fresh ingredients like herbs, vegetables or even certain fruits. Chatny’s are ground either with a mortar and pestle or an ammikal as they call it in Tamil or in a small mixer jar. 

Okra is better known by its common name as lady’s finger or gumbo and popularly called Bhindi in Hindi, Bendakaya in Telugu, Vendakkai in Tamil. This vegetable is usually used in many recipes and is also a part of many nutritional diets as it is highly beneficial. Let us quickly look at the some of the amazing benefits of okra. Fresh, immature okra pods and the leaves are used in different cuisines as a vegetable. You can enjoy it fried, boiled or pickled. Some of the Bhindi dishes are Kadai Bhendi, Bhendi sambar, Dahi Bendi Kashmiri, Steamed Egg Bendi pulusu, Bhendi Okra Masala, Bendi Pyaz and lots more…

Cooking Tips:

  • These chutneys taste awesome when ground in traditional mortar and pestle. If you have the equipment and energy to make it that way, believe me, you can get the real taste of these chatnys.
  • To avoid the lady finger’s sticky nature, addition of a little amount of curd can actually help you to get through it.

Health Tips:

  • This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content. This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content.
  • Another important benefit of lady finger is that it contains Vitamin C which helps in improving immunity.
  • Chutney acts as an appetizer and also some are good for digestion.

Chutney is an important ingredient for serving idli, dosa, vada, uttapam, Sandwiches or most chat items like samosa, Pakora, aloo paratha and so on. in short, it is the main component for Indian snack item. Chatny can also be made with fruits, vegetables, herb or spices. Most of the famous chutney recipes are made using coconut, mint, coriander, ginger, mango, tamarind, red chilli, green chilli, peanut, tomato and many more…. 

Enjoy it with chapati, hot rice and ghee or even a curd rice. You will love it for its heavenly taste!! If you make this, you will be the CHUTNEY QUEEN….

Do click on the below link for the detailed recipe and try preparing this exceptional and delicious Bhindi chatny:

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