Bhindi Masala | Bhindi Recipe | Bhindi | Lady’s Finger Recipe

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Bhindi Masala is a Indian curried dish that is great on flavors, tastes delicious & healthy. Bhindi Masala is made of okra/bhindi/lady’s finger, spices, onion, tomatoes and curd. Make this easy, healthy semi-dry spiced okra curry with my video and step by step photos.

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Bhindi Masala | Bhindi Recipe | Bhindi | Lady’s Finger Recipe

Enjoy this North Indian Bhindi Masala with rice, roti or any other flatbread!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people


  • Non stick Pan
  • spatula


  • 200 gm Okra/lady finger/bhindi
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 1 clove
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 tbsp gram flour (besan)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 – 2 tbsp chopped cilantro/coriander leaves


  • Wash and pat dry the lady's finger with a kitchen napkin. Cut off the crown and tip, cut the okra into 1 to 2 inch pieces.
  • Heat oil shallow fry the okra for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Heat oil on medium heat in a pan, add bay leaf, cinnamon, clove, cardamom and add cumin seeds. Once the cumin seeds splutter, add finely chopped onions and ginger garlic paste and sauté it well.
  • Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and coriander powder. Sauté over low flame for another minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, besan and salt to taste and sauté until it starts leaving oil from the sides of the pan.
  • Turn the flame low, add yogurt. Mix it well, and stir continuously until oil begins to separate from the sides of the masala.
  • Add about 1/2 cup water, mix it well, let the gravy come to a boil.
  • Add the fried okra, mix well and let it simmer for another 5 to 7 minutes. Add finely chopped cilantro leaves mix it well. Serve hot with jeera rice/ pilaf/ tandoori roti/naan or any other flatbread.


Keyword bhindi, bhindi ki sabji, bhindi masala recipe, bhindi recipe, dahi bhindi, lady’s finger recipe, okra recipe

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