Chatpati Bhindi

Crisp ladyfingers, cooked just the way kids would like them.

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Main Ingredients Ladyfingers, Shallots
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chatpati Bhindi

  • 200 grams Ladyfingers
  • 8-10 Shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 teaspoons Chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf) crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Dry mango powder (amchur)


  1. Trim the lady’s fingers and make a slit on one side without cutting through. Place the turmeric, garam masala, roasted cumin, red chilli and coriander powders, salt, one teaspoon chaat masala and fennel seeds in a small bowl and mix.
  2. Fill this mixture into the slits of the lady’s fingers. Sprinkle the remaining mixture (if any) over the lady’s fingers and add a tablespoon of oil. Mix and set aside. Heat the remaining oil in a non-stick kadai, add the shallots and sauté for one minute.
  3. Add the gram flour and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add the stuffed lady fingers and mix. Lower the heat, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, till the lady’s fingers get cooked and turn crisp.
  4. Garnish with the fresh coriander, sprinkle the remaining chaat masala and dried mango powder and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 512
Carbohydrates 40.5
Protein 11.7
Fat 33.7
Other Fiber 18 gm