Dahi Bhindi

Ladyfingers cooked with yogurt and besan

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Dahi Bhindi
Main Ingredients Yogurt, Ladyfingers
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sour
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dahi Bhindi

  • 1 1/2 cups Yogurt whisked
  • 400 grams Ladyfingers
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 5 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3 Dried red chillies
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder


  1. Wipe ladyfingers dry with a clean kitchen towel. Cut into large pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add ladyfingers and salt. Toss and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Roast besan in another non stick pan till fragrant.
  4. Place yogurt in a bowl. Add turmeric powder and salt and whisk till smooth.
  5. Cut red chillies into pieces and add to ladyfingers along with coriander powder. Toss again.
  6. Add roasted besan, mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add yogurt mixture. Mix well, lower heat, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring once a while.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 517
Carbohydrates 25.1
Protein 53.2
Fat 22.8
Other Fiber Calcium- 862.5mg