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Bharwan Bhindi

By: Pankhuri of Lucknow, IN

anotehr way of making delicious okra

Filed in Side Dishes

Serves 2 people

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  • 12-15 Bhindi

For Filling

  • 50 g Peanuts
  • 3 tsp Coriander Poweder
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder (or as per taste)
  • ½ tsp Garam masala Poweder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • ½ tsp Chaat masala (optional)
  • Salt  to taste

For tampering

  • mustard Oil  1 tbl spoon
  • ½ tsp  Jeera
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Hing  a pinch
  • ½ tsp Amchur powder


  1. Wash and dry the bhindi on a kitchen towel.
  2. Cut the head and tip of the bhindi and slit it lenghtwise, making insertion to fill the masala. If bhindis are too long make them even sized. Set aside.
  3. For the masala, grind the peanuts coarsely, and add all the dry masala to it (corriander powder, turmeric powder, chilli poweder, chaat msala, garam masala and salt). Mix proprely to coat the paenut powder well.
  4. fill in this mixture into the bhindis.
  5. For the tampering, heat the mustard oil in a pan or wok till it smokes, and then allow it to cool slightly.
  6. Once slightly cooled, add hing, jeera and mustard seeds to the oil.
  7. When mustard seeds start to crackle, add the bhindis, and mix well so that the oil coats all bhindis.
  8. add more salt if required.
  9. Cover and cook for 4-5 mins on low flame. After 5 mins stir the ingredients without breaking the bhindis.
  10. cook for another 5-7 mins till bhindis are done, this time without covering the pan.
  11. Once the bhindis are cooked add amchur powder mix and serve.

Latest Comments

By Mayask on 6/3/2011 9:21:00 AM

Nice stuffed Bhindi recipe . Thank U so much .

By christy gerald on 11/2/2009 11:41:00 AM

very good stuffed bhindhi recipe from u Pankhuri.

By swati on 10/30/2009 9:41:00 PM

dear pankhuri ,thanx . i like the recipe and will try this.

By Neelam Verma on 10/30/2009 6:40:00 PM

Thanx. I love bharwan bhindi


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