How to make Bharwan Bhindi -

Slit bhindis stuffed with masalas and sautéed with onions.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Bharwan Bhindi

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Slit ladyfingers stuffed with delicious powdered masalas and stir-fried with sliced onions. Bhindi is something that you either love or just don’t, but with this recipe everyone is going to be a fan of bhindi. This sabzi is great with rotis or rice and dal.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bharwan Bhindi Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 500 grams

  • Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 2 tablespoons

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced thick 1 1/2 cups


Step 1

Clean, wash and wipe lady fingers absolutely dry. Remove half a centimeter from both ends. Slit and keep aside.

Step 2

Mix red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stuff the lady fingers/okra with this masala.

Step 3

Keep the left-over masala separately. Heat oil in a kadai. Add sliced onions and cook for ½ a minute. Add stuffed lady fingers/okra.

Step 4

Cook covered on low heat. Stir occasionally. Add rest of the dry masala when lady finger/okra is almost cooked.

Step 5

Cook covered on low heat till lady fingers/okra are fully cooked and tender. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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