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3 from 2 votes

How to Make Bhindi Masala

Tangy delicious okra stir fried with tomato and basic spices
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 people
Author: anjanaskc


  • 300 gms Okra/Bhindi
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1 Green Chili /hari Mirch
  • 1.5 tsp Ginger/Adrak Grated
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/Haldi
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder/Dhaniya
  • 1/2 tsp Mango Powder/ Amchor
  • 1 tsp Sambhar masala
  • To Taste Salt
  • 2.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 3/4 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing


  • Wash and wipe okra with a kitchen towel and then make a slit in between and chop into two big pieces.
  • Chop tomato and green chills and grate the ginger.
  • Heat oil in a pan ,add  cumin,when it crackle  then add green chillis ,stir for a while then add chopped tomatos and salt.cover and cook for 1 minute.
  • When tomato become soft ,add all the spices except mango powder,stir for 1/2 minute then add chopped lady finger's ,mix well and cover with a lid and cook on slow heat  till done(approx 5-8 minutes).
  • When done add mango powder or 1 t.s lemon juice and mix well.
  • Serve  hot with roti, paranthas aur rice


you can deep fry the ladyfinger's and then add to the fried masala ,cover and cook for 2 minutes