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Bhindi masala ( Lady finger or Okra)

Bhindi masala ( Lady finger or Okra)

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil

  • 500 g Bhindi/ Okra Chopped

  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

  • 1 cup Onion Chopped

  • 1 tsp Ginger Grated

  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced

  • 1 cup Tomato Chopped

  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder

  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder


  • Wash the bhindi and wipe each one nicely.

  • Cut into small pieces.

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.

  • Add the bhindi and fry for 6-8 minutes until slightly crisp.

  • Remove the bhindi in a plate.

  • Add the remaining oil in the pan.

  • Add cumin seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  • Now add onion and fry until they turn pinkish in colour.

  • Add ginger and garlic and fry for 2 minutes.

  • Add tomato and fry for 3-4 minutes until they are mushy.

  • Now add bhindi, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt.

  • Cover the pan and cook for 8-10 minutes on low heat.

  • Remove the cover and increase the heat to high.

  • Fry for 2-3 minutes until all the moisture evaporates.

  • Add dry mango powder and fry for another minute.

  • Serve hot with chapati or parantha.

Health Benefits

  • Rich in nutrients.

  • Good for Eyes.

  • Healthy Skin.

  • Helps in the production of RBC’s.

  • Lady Finger Benefits Immunity.

  • Good for Diabetics.

  • Helps in weight loss.

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