Punjabi Bhindi Masala Recipe|how to make masala bhindi

post modified on August 19

Written by Puja

bhindi masalaPunjabi Bhindi Masala Recipe is a side dish from Punjab made with bhindi (okra) cooked in a spicy masala. It  goes very well with chapatis, rotis or puri. You can also have masala bhindi along with plain rice-dal,sambhar-rice etc.

Prep time: 20
Cook time:
Total time: 50
Serves: 5-6

bhindi masalaIngredients :-

  • Bhindi – 400 gms
  • Onion – 3 Large (chopped)
  • Tomato  – 2 Large (chopped)
  • Green Chilli – 3 (chopped)
  • Oil2 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds  – 1 tsp
  • Fresh Ginger Garlic paste- 1/2 tbsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- 2 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds Powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Crushed Kasturi Methi  – 1 tbsp
  • Chicken masala – 1 tsp (optional)
  • Garam masala- 1 tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cilantro – 2 tbsp (chopped)
  • Salt – as per the taste

masala bhindiMethod:-

  1. Wash bhindi properly and pat dry.
  2. Cut both ends of bhindi and cut into 1″ pieces and slit in between.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadahai and saute bhindi until light golden brown and keep it aside.
  4. While frying bhindi , finelly chop onion, tomato, green chili and coriander leaves.
  5. Now in a same pan add remaining oil, add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.
  6. Now add onion, green chilli, ginger-garlic paste and saute until onion becomes soft or light brown.
  7. Add red chilli, coriander powder, chicken masala powder,turmeric powders & kasturi methi, mix well.
  8. Add tomato, salt and cook cover until tomato gets mashed.
    Add bhindi and mix well, cover and cook for 10-12 minutes in a medium flame .
  9. Add garam masala, amchur powder and mix well, cover and cook for another minute, add coriander leaves and mix well.
  10. Serve hot with roti/paratha, puri or rice.

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