Clean the okra/Bendakaya with water and tap with kitchen cloth. Cut it into thin circles as shown below.
Take a pan add oil and heat in medium flame. Add red chilli, turmeric, Amchur powder, rice flour to the okra pieces and mix it.
Take half part of the okra to fry.
Add salt and gram flour/besan and salt and very little water to the okra, just to bind all powders to okra, befor frying .
Check the oil by dropping one okra piece in it. If it floats then oil is ready to fry okra.
Add okra pieces in oil slowly by keeping in medium high flame.
Fry the okra well, donot reduce the flame. You can feel the crispness of okra while frying.
It will take approximately 5 min to fry.
Take okra in plate, now add ground nuts in oil and fry it until it changes color. * As oil is heat it would not take much time to fry. Switch off the flames and add curry leaves fry it for a second. Add ground nuts and curry leaves to the fried okra.
Yummy crispy kurkuri bhindi is ready to eat ðŸ˜‹ðŸ˜‹ðŸ˜‹.
Note * Amchur powder is optional, it is used to get bit sour and tangy taste to the fry. * You can increase the quantity of red chili powder as per your taste. * You can also add corn flour in the place of besan/gram flour. * Add very little amount of water just to bind the okra. * Do not add much water, okra becomes chewy. Tips â—† To get crispy bhindi fry it in high flame. â—† Add salt just before frying the okra, because it makes okra soft. â—† Donot fry all the okra at a time., make it portions and fry. Because the boiling point of okra will comes down. Check step-2. â—† Take care while adding curry leaves in oil. I usually run away after adding curry leaves ðŸ˜‰. â—† Some portion of flour will settle down in the pan, when the flour not dind well with okra. Just filter the oil after cooling, and use it.