Friday, June 9, 2017

Stuffed Bhindi (okra) Fry

Stuffed Bhindi I love try so many dishes with Okra fav being stuffed bhindi there are many variations which I have tried but this one really tickled my taste buds was perfect ! Thanks to Veena Mallya akka for contributing such a lovely recipe , I have tweeked a recipe a little bit and end result was a wow So thought of sharing this recipe with my readers.....Do try this you will find it absolutely yummy and as it's shallow fried so you can just enjoy it guilt free too :)


12 -15 Okra / Bhindi / Lady's finger

1/2 cup gramflour

1 and 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

Juice of 1/2 lemon 

1/4 tsp haldi 

1/2 tsp Garam masala

2 tbsp finely chopped Coriander leaves 

1/2 tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds

2 tbsp desiccated coconut 

salt to taste

1 tbsp oil  +  2 tbsp Oil to shallow fry okra


  • In a wide mixing bowl add in gram flour, red chilli powder, haldi, Garam masala , salt mix well.  Add in desiccated coconut and mix well.
  • Take a pan add in little oil when it's hot add in cumin seeds, when they sizzle add in coriander leaves fry well. Now add this to the gram flour mix add in juice of half a lemon , add little water and mix to form a thick paste like shown in the picture below.
  • Wash the okras , trim the tops slit it to the end making sure u don't break them into two the fill the okra with prepared gramflour paste. Repeat the same with all the remaining okras .
  • Now take a non stick pan add in 2 tbsp of oil and spread it evenly add in this okra may be 6-7 at a time and roast in on a simmer flame on both the sides till well roasted you will notice the gramflour mixture being crisp.
  • Serve as an accompaniment with Rice and dal ...Yumm !