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bhinda ki kadhi
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Gujarati Bhindi Ki Kadhi

Bhinda ki kadhi- Dahi and bhindi ki kadhi- mildly spiced okra and yogurt stew, a popular Gujarati speciality
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: kadhi
Servings: 4
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 100 gms Okra/ Bhindi
  • 1.5 cup Sour Yogurt/ Dahi
  • 3 tbsp Gram Flour/ Besan
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar/ Chini
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ Haldi
  • 1 tsp Chili Flakes or powder
  • 1.5 tsp Ginger/Adrak Chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice Optional


  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds/ Rai
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds/ Methidana
  • 1 tsp Green chilies
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing
  • 2 whole red chilies
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Cloves/lavang


  • Wash and wipe okra,and chop into medium size roundals.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and saute okra slices on medium heat till almost done,can cover the pan with a lid if needed OR you can also deep fry them.
  • In a bowl add yogurt and gram flour and whisk well ,then add water and mix,make sure there will be no lumps in the mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the tempering,when done add the yogurt mixture,salt,turmeric,ginger and chili powder
  • Boil on high heat for 5 minutes or till it start boiling,keep stiring otherwise it may curdle at this stage.
  • When start boiling reduce the heat and simmer for approx 20 minutes.keep stirring in between.
  • Add sauted okra pieces and sugar and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and add fresh coriander and lemon juice.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice /khichdi ,pulao and roti