Bhindi Masala Recipe

A Delightful Dish

Bhindi Masala is a popular Indian dish made with okra, spices, and onions. Its origins can be traced back to North Indian cuisine.

Bhindi Masala Recipe

  • If you're a fan of Indian cuisine, then you're in for a treat! Today, we're going to dive into the world of Bharva Bhindi, a mouthwatering dish that combines the goodness of okra with a blend of aromatic spices. Bharva Bhindi, also known as Stuffed Okra, is a popular recipe from the Indian subcontinent that will leave your taste buds craving for more. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to embark on a flavorful culinary adventure!
Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 35 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Calories: 165 Cal Best Season: Suitable throughout the year





  1. Preparing the Okra:
    • Wash the okra under running water and pat them dry using a kitchen towel.
    • Trim the ends of the okra and make a lengthwise slit without cutting them into halves.
  2. Preparing the Stuffing:
    • In a bowl, combine the gram flour, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix well.
    • Stuff this spice mixture into the slit of each okra, ensuring that they are evenly coated.
  3. Cooking the Bharva Bhindi:
    • Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet or a kadai over medium heat.
    • Carefully place the stuffed okra in the skillet and gently toss them.
    • Reduce the heat to low and cover the skillet with a lid.
    • Allow the okra to cook for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking.
    • Cook until the okra is tender and the stuffing is cooked thoroughly.
  4. Garnish and Serve:
    • Once the Bharva Bhindi is cooked, remove it from the heat.
    • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves, adding a vibrant touch to the dish.
    • Serve hot with roti (Indian bread) or steamed rice, and enjoy the flavorsome Bharva Bhindi!
  5. Conclusion:
    • Bharva Bhindi is a delightful and aromatic dish that brings together the unique flavors of okra and traditional Indian spices. With its crispy exterior and a burst of flavors from the stuffing, this recipe is a must-try for all food enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, Bharva Bhindi is a recipe that is sure to impress your family and friends. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the magic of Indian cuisine, and savor the joy of this delectable Bharva Bhindi recipe!
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 165kcal
Calories from Fat 2kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Trans Fat 1g
Sodium 406mg17%
Potassium 291mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g4%

Calcium 163 mg
Iron 1.4 mg

* * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


  • Choose fresh, tender okra for the best results.
  • To reduce the sliminess of the okra, you can rinse them with water and lemon juice or soak them in vinegar for a few minutes before using.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference. Feel free to add more red chili powder if you like it hot or reduce it if you prefer a milder taste.
  • Experiment with variations by adding crushed peanuts or grated coconut to the stuffing for added texture and flavor.
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Hi, I am Madhavi, a culinary enthusiast and the creative mind behind Madhavicooks, an inspiring cooking blog that takes you on a delightful journey through the flavors and aromas of the culinary world.

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