Maharashtrian Bharli Bhendi is stuffed okra stir fry from Maharashtrian cuisine. Fresh coconut is mixed with other ground ingredients and made into a filling.
Wash the bhendi and pat dry. Make an incision in the centre with a sharp knife.
Put the stuffing into the slit vegetable, keep the remaining mixture, can be used later.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, turmeric powder and asafoetida, once it splutters, put the stuffed bhendi into it. Let cook for sometime.