Recipe: Bhindi masala

Recipe: Bhindi masala

Enjoy this stir-fried okra with spices, served with roti or paratha.

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2 lbs cut or whole okra

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

3 tablespoons oil

½ teaspoon turmeric

½ teaspoon roasted coriander powder

½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon roasted fennel powder

½ teaspoon rock salt, ½ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon lemon juice

A few sprigs of cilantro, diced for garnish.


Use a non-stick shallow wok or skillet (preferably). Heat oil. Add turmeric and then okra. Stir fry lightly on medium high flame 10-15 minutes. Add sliced onions and stir fry lightly for 10-15 minutes more. Add all dry spices and stir fry for 5-7 minutes more. Sprinkle lemon juice evenly and stir fry for 1 more minute. Pour on a flat serving dish. Garnish with cilantro and serve with Roti or Paratha.

Servings: 4-6

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