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Stuffed Bhindi
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Stuffed Bhindi | Bharwa Bhindi

Stuffed Bhindi / Stuffed Okra is a delicious vegetable side dish where Okra is stuffed with spices and cooked in open pan .
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword No Onion , No Garlic
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 123kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 250 grams Okra / Bhindi
  • 2 tablespoon Dry Coconut
  • 2 tablespoon Fried Gram
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1.5 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dry Mango Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Jeera Powder / Cumin Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kitchen King Masala or Garam Masala
  • ¾ teaspoon Salt or as required
  • 1.5 - 2 tablespoon Mustard Oil or any cooking oil


  • Rinse and Wash bhindi/ okra , wipe it completely dry using a soft kitchen towel. Its very important orelse okra will be slippery.
  • Trim the edges of the okra, slit okra lengthwise without breaking or cutting into 2 halves , set aside.
  • In a blender , add dry coconut , roasted gram , red chilli powder , coriander powder , turmeric powder , jeera powder , dry mango powder , salt and garam masala powder . Blend to fine powder.
  • Fill the blended spice powder inside the slit bhindi.
  • Heat 1-2 tablespoon of mustard oil , arrange the spice stuff bhindi .
  • If any extra spice is remaining just sprinkle it over the bhindi and cook on medium heat for 10-12 minutes.
  • With the help of spoon or spatula , turn the bhindi / okra to other side and continue to cook for another 8-10 minutes or till done.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon wedges.Serve it hot as a side dish along with Rice-sambar , Dal Chawal , Khichdi or Roti Dal. 


Calories: 123kcal