Bhindi Masala

 Bhindi Masala is one of the most popular bhindi recipe. Learn how to make bhindi masala.

1/2 kg small okra (bhindi)
2 onion (pyaj), finely sliced
2 tomato (tamatar), chopped
1/4 cup oil (tel)
3/4 tsp red chilly powder
1 tsp amchoor powder or fresh lemon juice)
1/2 tsp turmeric (haldi)
salt (namak) and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tsp garam masala
2 tblsp cut coriander leaves (dhania patta)

How to make bhindi masala:

  • Wash okra under running water and slice off the ends.
  • Cut each in half.
  • Set aside.
  • Prepare onions and tomatoes.
  • Set aside.
  • In a wok or heavy frying pot heat up the oil and stir fry onions until translucent.
  • Mix in all spices except the garam masala and stir-fry 2 minutes.
  • Mix in the tomatoes and bhoonu for 1 minute.
  • Mix in the okra and stir-fry 2 minutes.
  • Cover and steam over medium heat up until tender, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Spoon the okra onto a warm serving plate and sprinkle with the garam masala.
  • Decorate with the coriander and serve while hot.