Curry · Okra

Kadai Bhindhi


6 lady’s finger

Little more than 1/2 onion sliced

3 green chillies slit lengthwise

2 cloves of garlic crushed

Few sprigs of coriander leaves chopped

1/4 tsp +pinch of turmeric

1 and 1/2 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp sesame seeds powder

Salt to taste

1 tsp coconut powder

1 tsp oil

Few drops of lemon juice

1 big pinch of cumin and mustard seeds

1 red chilli broken

Kadai bhindi


  • Wash and dry the bhindi on a paper towel.
  • Mix 1/4 tsp of turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, sesame seeds powder, coconut powder, 1 tsp oil and lemon juice in a small bowl and keep it aside.
  • Cut the ends of the okra and make the slit in the middle keeping the ends intact.
  • Fill the slits of the okra with the masala and keep it on microwaveable safe plate and microwave for 2mts.
  • Heat 5 tsp of oil.
  • Add jeera , mustard seeds and red chilli.
  • After they splutter add onions and chillies.
  • Fry until onion becomes translucent and add garlic.
  • Fry for few seconds and add pinch of turmeric.
  • Add okra and fry for 5 mts on little less than medium heat.
  • Add remaining stuffing masala, check for salt and cook on the low flame for 15-20 mts.
  • Don’t mix too often.
  • Perfect with chapathi.

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