Bhindi Masala Dry Recipe | South Indian Style

Bhindi (okra) is one of the most popular and nutritious vegetables in India. Bhindi or okra is a very commonly available vegetable. Bhindi tastes great in any form people love this vegetable.This type of dry & tasty lady finger is prepared with some masala sprinkled on it .The things you require are bhindi,onion,red chilli powder,turmeric powder, coriander powder,salt & cumin powder you can carry it in journey also.

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Bhindi Masala Recipe - Learn how to make Bhindi Masala Restaurant Style,a Spicy Okra Recipe popular in the Indian subcontinent.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Bhindi Masala Recipe

  • 300 grams Bhindi cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 medium chopped onions
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic
  • 1 tbsp green chilli
  • 2 no chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp roasted gram flour
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 4 tbsp curd
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato diced
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required


How to cook the recipe

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry bhindi in it.
  • Heat oil in another pan and add onions and cumin seeds. Once the onions turn golden brown, add crushed ginger-garlic-green chilli, tomatoes and cook well.
  • Lower the flame and add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masla powder,salt and mix it well.
  • Add some water and let it all cook for 7-8 minutes. Turn the flame off and let the masala cool down to room temperature.
  • Once the masala has cooled down grind it to a fine paste in a mixer/grinder by adding gram flour, coriander leaves, tamarind pulp and yoghurt.
  • Heat oil in the same pan and add bay leaves, onions, tomatoes, salt, the gravy paste, water and mix it well. Simmer on low flame for 5-6 minutes.
  • Now add cooked Okra and give it mix.
  • Let it simmer for 30-40 seconds
  • Bhindi Masala is ready to serve.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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