How to make Spicy Bhindi -

Bhindi cooked spicy in fresh indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Spicy Bhindi

Spicy Bhindi Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Bhindi Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 1/2 kilogram

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion thinly sliced 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3-4

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Cut head and tail of ladyfingers. Cut each into two or three pieces depending on the size.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. As they begin to change colour add onion, ginger and green chillies. Stir-fry till onion turns pinkish.

Step 3

Add fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds and mix well. Continue to cook for one minute.

Step 4

Add ladyfingers and sprinkle salt. Cook, covered, on medium heat till done.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, amchur and red chilli powder. Toss well. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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