Bhindi Ki Sabzi

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Very Good based on 23 Ratings

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Lady Finger/Okara/Bhindi Vegetable is a easy to make recipe as it hardly takes 15mins to make the same. Try it out. This simple dish tastes great with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or paranthas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). View the recipe video here: Super simple Indian Okra recipe, Bhindi ki sabzi, Okra masala


Servings: 3 Preparation time:
  • Onions, Raw, Onion 2 (Large) Onions (Sliced)
  • Okra, Raw, Ladys Finger, Bhindi 500 gms (Lady finger) Bhindi
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt Salt
  • Red Chili Powder, Paprika, Deggi Mirch, Red Chilli Powder, Red Chilly, Red Ch (Lal Mirch) Red Chilli Powder 1 pinch
  • Turmeric, Ground,powder, Haldi, Nitu Didi turmeric powder (Haldi) Turmeric Powder 1 pinch
  • Garam Masala Powder, NITU DIDIs garam masala powder Garam Masala 1 pinch
  • Mustard Oil, Sarson Tel (Refined Oil) Mustard Oil 2 tbsp

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Wash the Lady Finger/okara 1 hour prior to cutting. Slice the Lady finger vertically/horizontally as desired.
  • Heat Oil in a pan/khadai. Add cumin seeds,. Fry the onions first.
  • Add half of the salt, turmeric, garam masala and red chilli powder. Saute for a minutes or two.
  • Add bhindi and cover and cook for a few minutes (About 4 to 5).
  • Remove the lid and cook, stirring lightly to just toss the bhindi. Should not take more than 5 minutes. Adjust seasonings. If you mix the seeds come out and the sliminess increases.
  • Remove and serve hot with roti or dal-rice.

Cook's Tip:
If you cook Indian food, you are bound to get turmeric stains on your clothes at one time or another. The good news is they're really easy to take out. Wash the stained clothes/kitchen linen immedeately in cool water and soap. Dry in the sun and the stain will fade to a very pale pink. Wash the article again and the stain will be gone!
Warm mustard oil with garlic until fragrant and rub the oil on feet and palm. It will relief you from cough quickly.
How to buy Okra? Pick the slightly soft, bright green, tender, bruise-free pods, not too long and not too short. Avoid the tough, fibrous ones


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