Masale Wali Bhindi

A popular Punjabi bhindi masala recipe. This masale wali bhindi is very delicious and goes well with dal and roti.

2 tsp coriander powder (dhania powder)
1/4 tsp dry mango (aam) powder
2-3 garlic cloves (lasan)
1/2 tsp red chilli (lal mirch) powder
2 tsp dry mango (aam) powder
salt (namak) to taste
2 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder
2-3 tbsp oil (tel) for frying
2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp oil (tel)
1/2 kg whole okra (bhindi)
1 1/4 tsp coriander powder (dhania powder)
1 tsp salt (namak) to taste approx
2 tsp oil (tel)


How to make masale wali bhindi:
  • Wash and wipe the okra dry.
  • Make the slit in okra lenghtwise.
  • Make a paste of garlic.
  • Add 2 tsp of oil, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, dry mango powder and salt.
  • Stuff this mixture in the okra.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add the stuffed okra.
  • Cover the pot and stir fry over low heat up till okra is soft , this will take approx. 20 -25 minutes.
  • Do not stir frequently as it might become sticky.
  • You can also mix in whole green chillies along with okra.
  • Serve hot.