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Bhindi Fry Recipe
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Bhindi Fry

Here is a simple ladies finger (Bhindi or okra) fry recipe that works wonders on your taste-buds. It can be had as a side dish with rice or rotis. This is a dry version of bhindi and you can make it quickly as their are no other vegetables added to this recipe. Okra is very nutritious for health. It contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. It's low in calories and has a high dietary fiber content. Okra has been suggested to help manage blood sugar in cases of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes

Course main
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 163 kcal
Author Gayatri Vivek


  • 1/2 Kg Bhindi
  • 3 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Rai
  • 1 tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • 1 tablespoon Haldi Powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt As required


  1. Wash the bhindi thoroughly and let it dry.
  2. Chop them into small pieces.

    Bhindi Fry Recipe
  3. In a pan, heat 3 tablespoons of oil on medium flame.

  4. Add rai. When it splutters add urad dal, hing, and haldi powder.

    Bhindi Fry cooking process
  5. When urad dal turns light brown, lower the flame and add the chopped bhindi.

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  6. Hold the pan and give it a stir, without using a spoon/ladle.

  7. Let them fry for 15 to 20 minutes on low flame.

  8. Keep stirring by moving the pan.

  9. When it is almost done, add red chilli powder and salt. Again stir the pan so that all gets mixed well.

    how to make Bhindi Fry
  10. Keep it on low flame for another 2 minutes.

  11. Then switch off the stove and serve with rice or rotis.

    Bhindi Fry Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Bhindi Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 61mg3%
Potassium 476mg14%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1785IU36%
Vitamin C 29.2mg35%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Bhindi fry is my all time favourite and am sure it is for many others too, especially children.



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