Masala Bhindi

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  • Ethnicity - Awadhi, North Indian
  • Type of meal - Party, Lunch, Dinner


Mixture No. 1

Mixture No. 2

Mixture No. 3


  1. Fry in oil and grind to a paste 1 Onion, chopped, 4 cloves garlic, minced, 1/2 cup coconut, grated.
  2. Now Make into a paste 1/2 cup tamarind juice and salt to taste.
  3. Thirdly, Grind into a paste 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, 3 green chillies, chopped. 3 tbsps coriander leaves.
  4. Cut off the tips and stalks of okra. Slit each down to 3/4th of it's length.
  5. Mix all three ground pastes and stuff the bhindis with the mixture.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped Onion and fry till it's brown in colour.
  7. Add turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder and salt to taste. Saute for a minute.
  8. Arrange the stuffed bhindis over this masala. Cover with a deep lid and pour water into the lid.
  9. Cook on a low flame till bhindis get softer. Serve hot with parathas.