How to make Bhindi Hara Masala -

Bursting with flavour this bhindi dish is so very irresistible

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Bhindi Hara Masala checkout Quick Bhindi Sabzi, Bendakaya Pulusu, Bhindi Amchur, Bharwan Bhindi . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Gobhi Mushroom Chilli Fry Kaccha Tambota Ma Vengna Paneer Qabooli Stir Fry Tofu With Vegetables

Bhindi Hara Masala

Bhindi Hara Masala 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bhindi Hara Masala Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) , ends trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Oil 1 tbsp + to deep fry

  • Ginger , cut into strips 1 inch + to garnish

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies , finely chopped 2-3

  • Garlic , finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onions , finely chopped 2 small

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Green chilli , slit 1

  • Yellow capsicum strips to garnish

  • Red capsicum strips to garnish

  • Hara masala

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coconut , scraped 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies 2

  • Ginger 1 inch


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the ladyfinger pieces till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

To make hara masala, put coriander leaves, mint leaves, coconut, green chillies and ginger in a grinder jar and grind to a coarse paste.

Step 3

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger, cumin seeds and green chillies and sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Add garlic, mix and sauté till it turns brown. Add onions, mix and sauté till translucent.

Step 5

Add the fried ladyfingers, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, dried mango powder and salt, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add hara masala and mix well.

Step 7

Roughly chop tomatoes, add to the pan and cook till they turn soft and pulpy.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with ginger strips, slit green chilli, yellow and red capsicum strips and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.