Bhendi Besara

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Besara is made of mustard paste…mustard is mostly used in Odissa n WestBengal sides…


For Mustard Paste

1 tbsp mustard

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

2 big garlic cloves

1 red chili

For Besara

12-15 medium size bhindi cut into 2 inch length

1 small onion chopped

1 big tomato chopped

2 green chili chopped

2 tsp mustard oil

1 tsp pancha-phoran

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

salt to taste


Heat 1 tsp oil,add pancha phoran.

When mustard seeds start crackle add chopped onion n green chili.

When onion become transparent add chopped tomato with turmeric powder,saute for 3-4 min.

Now add 1 tbsp of mustard paste n mix well.

In between stir fry bhindis with rest oil in high flame for 3 min.

Add these bhindis to the paste,stir fry for 3-5 min.

Serve with rice…



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