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Bhindi Masala Recipe – Okra Masala

 

 

What is Bhindi Masala?

Bhindi masala or okra masala recipe is a super easy and tasty bhindi ki sabzi recipe. I love all kind of bhindi preparations like bhindi masala, kurkuri bhindi, dahi wali bhindi and basic bhindi fry recipe but my favourite is bhindi masala. This is a restaurant style recipe which you can prepare very easily for any special occasion like kitty party, birthday party.

How to make bhindi masala or okra masala recipe?

For making bhindi masala or bhindi ki sabzi recipe we need onion puree, tomato paste and ginger garlic paste as well as few spices like coriander powder, garam masala, haldi and chilli powder. All of these ingredients are very easily available at Indian kitchen. I have also added curd to it so it is a dahi bhindi recipe also, but it is optional so you can skip it.

Tips for bhindi masala

  1. Always use fresh bhindi or okra to prepare bhindi masala.
  2. Whenever you prepare bhindi always check for the bugs or insects inside it. Do not use it if it is bad.
  3. To make it more crispy you can deep fry the bhindi for bhindi masala.
  4. I have used curd in this recipe but you can skip it.

I have prepared few more recipes like sarson ka saag, malai kofta and dum aloo, check them out too.

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Bhindi Masala Recipe

Bhindi masala is a very tasty recipe which you can make easily at home for any party.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bhindi masala, kurkuri bhindi, crispy bhindi, crispy okra,, lady finger, okra
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 500 gram Bhindi or Okra
  • 4 Tbsp Oil for frying bhindi
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Cup Onion Puree approx. 3 onions
  • 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Cup Tomato Puree approx. 2 tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Curd thick
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala

Instructions

  • Wash and clean the bhindi. Use a paper towel to dry it up.
  • Now cut off the ends of the okra or bhindi and cut it in halves.
  • Make a slit in the centre. Do not cut it fully.
  • Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan and add bhindi to it.
  • Fry it on high heat until it becomes crispy and brown. Keep stirring in between.
  • Take it out when done.
  • Now heat 2 tbsp oil in the same pan.
  • Add onion paste to it. Fry it on medium heat until becomes translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste to it and mix it well. Fry the mixture until becomes dry and brown.
  • Now add tomato puree or paste to it. Mix and fry it on medium heat until becomes dry.
  • Add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder to it. Mix it well.
  • Add the fried bhindi to it. Mix it well.
  • Add curd and water to in and mix it.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat.
  • Add garam masala to finish it off. Mix it well and turn off the heat.

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Detailed recipe with step by step instructions

  1. Wash and clean the bhindi. Use a paper towel to dry it up.
  2. Now cut off the ends of the okra or bhindi and cut it in halves.
  3. Make a slit in the centre. Do not cut it fully.
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    Bhindi-masala-recipe
  4. Heat 4 tbsp oil in a pan and add bhindi to it.
  5. Fry it on high heat until it becomes crispy and brown. Keep stirring in between.
  6. Take it out when done.
    Bhindi-masala-recipe
  7. Now heat 2 tbsp oil in the same pan.
  8. Add onion paste to it. Fry it on medium heat until becomes translucent.
  9. Add ginger garlic paste to it and mix it well. Fry the mixture until becomes dry and brown.
  10. Now add tomato puree or paste to it. Mix and fry it on medium heat until becomes dry.
  11. Add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder to it. Mix it well.
  12. Add the fried bhindi to it. Mix it well.
  13. Add curd and water to in and mix it.
  14. Cook for 3-4 minutes on high heat.
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  15. Add garam masala to finish it off. Mix it well and turn off the heat.

 

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