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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Bhindi Masala- Okra Masala

This Bhindi/Okra recipe is quick and easy to prepare. The main key ingredient is Cilantro/Coriander. This recipe uses freshly chopped Cilantro and also uses dried powdered Cilantro.
Ingredients :
  • 1 pound Bhindi/Okra
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 " piece of ginger cut into julienne
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin-cilantro powder
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped cilantro
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste


  • Wash and dry the Bhindi/Okra. Cut both the ends and slit them horizontally.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. When they splutter add the onion and fry till golden brown. Add the chopped tomato and ginger. Fry for about a minute.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin-cilantro powder and freshly chopped cilantro. Fry for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the Bhindi/Okra and salt. Mix well. Cook covered over medium to low flame till almost cooked. Stir occasionally. Cook uncovered on high flame for the last 2-3 minutes till Bhindi Masala is fully cooked.
  • Bhindi Masala is ready to be served. This recipe serves 4.


  1. Looks delicious. Would love to have it with phulkas

  2. Yummy bhindi masala! I love bhindi..We too posted a bhindi dish today :)

  3. I love bhindi masala fry...ur recipe is new and looks fab...goes to my must try list.

  4. Bindi,an all time favourite in my family. Love it in any recipe. Ur version looks tasty and would love to try it the next time I stock bindi. Click is very tempting.

  5. Thats my favourite bhindi masala, love with anything..

  6. slurrrrrrrrrrrp! the bhindi masala looks so tempting.Please leave some for me Dolly.

  7. Very tempting Bhindi masala Dolly..suits well with rice too :)

  8. Okras are looking delicious and yummy.

  9. Sounds easy as well as tasty.Loved the final click a lot dear!

  10. love bhindi masala...would be a perfect side dish for rotis :-)

  11. Thanks a lot for all your kind words.Thanks Shahana, for appreciating the last click..I had forgotten to mention that it was my son's contribution...I'll convey it to him and It will make him so happy...

  12. I love okras!!! this recipe looks delicious , have to see if I get some powdered dry coriander leaves :( !!!! nice recipe!!!

  13. Slurp slurp.. I am game for anything with Okra!! :)