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Dahi Bhindi (Okra) Masala  recipe

Dahi Bhindi (Okra) Masala

by Garima Singhal (@garimasinghal)
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Prep Time
15min
Cook Time
35min
Total Time
50min
IndianLunchDinnerVegetarian

Quick and Easy Recipe for all the Bhindi lovers!

Ingredients

4 Servings
  • 1/2kg
    Bhindi (Okra)
  • 1
    large onion
  • 2
    medium tomatoes
  • 2
    small green chillies
  • 1tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 2/3cup
    dahi (Yogurt)
  • 1tsp
    cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/2tsp
    turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1tsp
    coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • 1/2tsp
    Garam masala powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Kitchen King masala
  • Salt
  • Few fresh cilantro (dhania) leaves
  • Red Chili powder

Method

  1. Take bhindi (okra) wash it thoroughly in running water, and dry it using a muslin cloth or paper towel. After drying, cut bhindi. Cut in whatever shape you like.

    Step 1.1: Take bhindi (okra) wash it thoroughly in running water, and dry it using a muslin cloth or paper towel
  2. In a pan, add 1/2 tbsp cooking oil. Once hot, add the cut bhindi to it and a pinch of salt. Cook the bhindi on a medium flame for 10 mins until soft.

    Step 1.1: In a pan, add 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
    Step 1.2: In a pan, add 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
  3. Once the bhindi is cooked, take it out from the pan and keep it in a bowl.

    Step 1.1: Once the bhindi is cooked, take it out from the pan and keep it in a bowl
  4. Now, roughly chop the green chilies, onions, and tomatoes.

    Step 1.1: Now, roughly chop the green chilies, onions, and tomatoes
  5. In the same pan, add 1/2 tbsp cooking oil. Once hot, add cumin seeds and chopped green chilies. After 10 seconds, add chopped onions to the pan, a pinch of salt (according to taste), and cook until translucent. Once the onions are pink in color, add tomatoes to them and mix well. All the cooking happens on medium-high flame.

    Step 1.1: In the same pan, add 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
  6. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder (according to taste), and kitchen king masala to the mix and mix well. Cook for about 10 to 15 mins until the oil separates from the mix.

    Step 1.1: Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder (according to taste), and kitchen king masala to the mix and mix well
  7. Once the oil separates, add the yogurt (dahi) to the mix and give it a nice stir. Cooking for 8-10 mins with lid on.

    Step 1.1: Once the oil separates, add the yogurt (dahi) to the mix and give it a nice stir
    Step 1.2: Once the oil separates, add the yogurt (dahi) to the mix and give it a nice stir
  8. Add the cooked bhindi to the mix, and stir well. Let it cook for 5-7 mins with the lid on. Stir once in the middle.

    Step 1.1: Add the cooked bhindi to the mix, and stir well
    Step 1.2: Add the cooked bhindi to the mix, and stir well
  9. Garnish it with some chopped fresh cilantro (dhania). Enjoy hot with roti or paratha!

    Step 1.1: Garnish it with some chopped fresh cilantro (dhania)

Tips & Tricks

  1. All the cooking happens on medium-high flame.

  2. Try to use a non-stick pan to avoid sticking to the pan.

Reviews

4.0
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ethan2005

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This is the best version of this recipe I've found.

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tarunk

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Garima Singhal

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Hey there! I’m Garima Singhal a talented home chef who's enthusiastic about cooking healthy and delectable meals. I was born and raised in India, but ... Read More

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