Besan Bhindi Recipe


For masala:

¼ tsp turmeric / haldi

1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder

½ tsp coriander powder

¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder

1 tsp aamchur / dry mango powder

½ tsp salt

Other ingredients:

10 bhindi / okra, sliced

3 tbsp oil

1 tsp cumin / jeera

1 tsp fennel / saunf

pinch of hing / asafoetida

2 tbsp onion, finely chopped

½ tsp ginger garlic paste

2 tbsp besan / gram flour

¼ tsp garam masala

1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped


1.Firstly, in a small mixing bowl take ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp aamchur and ½ tsp salt.Mix well making sure the spices are combined well.Now add sliced bhindi and mix well.Make sure to coat the spices well and rest for 15 minutes.

2.In a kadai heat 3 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp fennel and pinch of hing.Further saute 2 tbsp onion and ½ tsp ginger garlic paste.Also saute 2 tbsp besan on low flame for 5 minutes or till the besan turns aromatic.Add in prepared bhindi masala mix and saute for a minute.

3.Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or till bhindi gets cooked completely.Make sure the bhindi turns dark and cooke completely.Further add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp coriander leaves. mix well.Finally, serve besan bhindi masala recipe with rice / roti.