How to make Bhindi ki Pachadi - Kerala style bhindi raita

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

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Bhindi ki Pachadi

Hindi: bhindi
Also called as okra and gumbo in the rest of the world, ladyfingers are had best when cooked fresh. Stuff with a tangy masala, deep-fry to crisp with peanuts, serve in raita or batter fry as pakoras, this finger is definitely an all-rounder!  It even takes the sour of lemon or dry mango powder very well. When buying, look for young pods free of bruises, tender but not soft, and no more than four inches long.

For more recipes related to Bhindi ki Pachadi checkout Bhindi Raita. You can also find more Raitas recipes like Fruit Sasam, Al Raita , Akhrot Aur Angoor Ka Raita, Radish Leaves Raita.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Bhindi ki Pachadi Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 250 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh scraped coconut 2 tablespoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • For Tempering

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan

Step 2

Cut lady’s finger into small roundels and add to the pan. Add salt and cook till done. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 3

Grind together coconut, green chilli and ginger with a little water to a smooth paste. Transfer in another bowl. Add yogurt and salt and mix well.

Step 4

For tempering roughly chop dried chillies. Heat coconut oil in another non-stick, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried red chillies.

Step 5

Transfer some of the yogurt mixture into a serving bowl, add some of the fried lady’s fingers, repeat till all the ingredients are finished. Pour the tempering over and serve immediately.