Stuffed Bhindi recipe


  • 1/2 kg bhindi, washed & dried
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Tomato, chopped
  • 3/4 Inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilies, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Medium sized onion, chopped
  • 1 Pinch heeng (asafoetida powder)
  • For stuffing
  • 3 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 teaspoon Ground fennel (saunf)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Instructions

Combine together the stuffing ingredients, mix well and keep aside.

Cut the stalk of each bhindi (okra) and make lengthwise slit so that masala can be stuffed.
Stuff the okra with masala mixture.

Take little oil in a pan and heat.
Add cumin seeds and saute until it starts to crackle.

Add onion, green chilies and ginger.Saute the mixture until onions turn transparent.

Add heeng to it and cook for a few seconds.

Add tomato and cook until it turns pulpy.

When done, add stuffed bhindis.
Mix well until bhindis are coated with the sauce.

Cook for 5 minutes on low heat.

Stuffed Bhindi (Bharwan Bhindi) is ready.Serve hot with chapatis.

04 Mar 2011     2285 views     NON-Vegetarian       Curries > Vegetables

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