Stuffed Bhindi Recipe

Stuffed Bhindi Recipe
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Dry, shallow fried, spicy masala filled bhindi is a heavenly experience in every bite and it’s a first choice food during special occasions and festivals like Diwali and Navratri. The fact that it isn't too difficult to fashion requires a mention.
Stuffed Bhindi Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.1 / 10 (10 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 kg bhindi, washed & dried
  • 1 Tomato, chopped
  • 2 Green chilies, chopped
  • 1 Medium sized onion, chopped
  • 3/4 Inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Pinch heeng (asafoetida powder)

    For stuffing:
  • 3 tsp Coriander powder
  • 2 tsp Ground fennel (saunf)
  • 2 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder
  • Salt to taste
How to make Stuffed Bhindi:
  • Combine together the stuffing ingredients, mix well and keep aside.
  • Cut the stalk of each bhindi (okra) and make lengthwise slit so that masala can be stuffed.
  • Stuff the okra with masala mixture.
  • Take little oil in a pan and heat.
  • Add cumin seeds and saute until it starts to crackle.
  • Add onion, green chilies and ginger.
  • Saute the mixture until onions turn transparent.
  • Add heeng to it and cook for a few seconds.
  • Add tomato and cook until it turns pulpy.
  • When done, add stuffed bhindis.
  • Mix well until bhindis are coated with the sauce.
  • Cook for 5 minutes on low heat.
  • Stuffed Bhindi (Bharwan Bhindi) is ready.
  • Serve hot with chapatis.