Jul 11

Bhindi (lady finger) curry


  • Bhindi (lady finger): 250 gm
  • Mustard seed: 1 tablespoon
  • Poppy seed: 1 teaspoon
  • Whole Red chilly: 3 no.
  • Garlic: 7-8 cloves (Medium size)
  • Salt: half teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Turmeric powder: half teaspoon
  • Oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Water: 1 cup


  1. Clean and wash bhindi.  Dry them with kitchen towel.
  2. Trim the both ends of bhindi, and Cut the bhindi in2-3 inch pieces. Slit each pieces in + cross section such that one end remains joined.
  3. Grind mustard seed, poppy seed and red chilly with a pinch of salt (dry). When it becomes powder add garlic and water, and make smooth paste.


  1. Take a fry pan and heat the oil. When smoke starts coming, add chopped bhindi.
  2. Stir it, and fry it till bhindi is half done. (About 5 minutes)
  3. Add wet masala, salt and turmeric powder and fry it about 2 minutes.
  4. Lower the heat and fry 1more minutes.
  5. Add water in it, and stir it.
  6. Boil it on high flame. Lower the flame, cook it till bhindi become soft and done. (About 2-3 minutes)
  7. Bhindi curry is ready to serve with chapatti or paratha.

Serve hot with paratha or chapati.