Besan Bhindi Masala | How to make Besan Bhindi Masala

By Lisha Aravind  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
4.4 from 36 reviews Rate It!
  • Besan Bhindi Masala, How to make Besan Bhindi Masala
Besan Bhindi Masalaby Lisha Aravind
  • Prep Time

    0

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

7179

36





About Besan Bhindi Masala

Besan bhindi masala recipe does not make use of onion, tomato or garlic. It just needs very few ingredients, main being okra / lady's finger, gram flour / besan and other spices. This is not a stuffed bhindi, but okra / bhindi is just sauteed with gramflour / besan and spices. This makes it very easy to prepare unlike bharwan bhindi. Besan Bhindi Masala is a popular vegetarian dish from India. The Bhindi is made crisp using besan and stuffed with masala. Bhindi Masala is a unique and easy recipe which is enjoyed as a main course and as an appetiser. BetterButter gives this Bhindi Masala recipe a big thumbs up.

Besan Bhindi Masala is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Lisha Aravind teaches how to make Besan Bhindi Masala step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Besan Bhindi Masala in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Besan Bhindi Masala at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Besan Bhindi Masala takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Besan Bhindi Masala is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Besan Bhindi Masala is a good option for you. The flavour of Besan Bhindi Masala is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Besan Bhindi Masala and impress your family and friends.

Besan Bhindi Masala

Ingredients to make Besan Bhindi Masala

  • okra - 1/4 kilogram / 250 grams
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • asafoetida powder / hing - a pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • gram flour/ besan/ kadalamavu - 4 tbsp
  • chili powder - 1/2 -1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger - 1 inch
  • amchur powder - 1 tsp
  • garam masala powder - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander leaves - 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • salt - to taste

How to make Besan Bhindi Masala

  1. Saute besan/gramflour well over low flame till it leaves a nice aroma. Transfer it to a plate and keep it aside
  2. Wash and pat dry okra nicely. Cut both the ends of okra. Make slits on the bhindi or okra without breaking them.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan, add okra/ bhindi. Saute till it becomes crispy. Transfer it to another plate and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan, add remaining oil. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter, add hing / asafoetida powder, and saute for a second.
  5. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, ginger and saute well in medium flame.
  6. Add besan / gram flour and saute well. Saute well over low flame till the raw smell if any left goes off.
  7. Add the fried bhindi to the mixture, add salt, amchur powder and mix well.Stir well till the entire masala gets coated on the okra.
  8. Cover and cook for 2-3 mins on low flame. Open the lid, stir nicely so that the mixture does not stick to the bottom. Cover and cook again for 2-3 mins.
  9. Open the lid. By this time, okra will be cooked well. Cook again for another 2-3 more mins in high flame. Keep stirring
  10. Add garam masala, mix well. Remove from heat.
  11. Finally add coriander leaves and mix well.
  12. Serve besan bhindi with chapati, paratha or poori.

Reviews for Besan Bhindi Masala (36)

Sapana Goyal15 days ago

Nice
Reply

Rupinder Kaur Kohli4 months ago

Reply
Soniya Sharma
4 months ago
nice

Aruna Handa4 months ago

Nice
Reply

Shalini Sharma4 months ago

Tastes really good
Reply

Book Lover4 months ago

Very useless recipe, there is no nutrition remaining because you have killed the bhindi with over cooking.
Reply

rakhi India5 months ago

I have tried some of them and have to save them for future use. These Besan Bhindi Masala | How to make Besan Bhindi Masala Recipe recipes are really helpful http://bit.ly/2qqIHxS http://bit.ly/2tkrAMO http://bit.ly/2sHBRka
Reply

Nisha Sakpal5 months ago

Nice
Reply

Lavanya Kusuma6 months ago

Reply

ankur saxens7 months ago

बेसन को धीमी आंच पर भूनना है या deep fry करना है ।
Reply

Suja Patil7 months ago

Nice
Reply

Tara Ekka7 months ago

wow
Reply

Simran Chhabra9 months ago

Yummy
Reply

Karthik Km9 months ago

Yummy :)
Reply

Ruchika Chowdharya year ago

Reply

Poornima Sharmaa year ago

Reply

Alka Shaha year ago

Very nice testy Bean Bhindi Masala
Reply

Kuntal singha year ago

Reply

Veena Kaliaa year ago

yummy
Reply

Rekha Nishua year ago

tasty
Reply

Rekha Tatera year ago

yummy
Reply

Jyoti Aroraa year ago

yummy
Reply

Geetha Veeramania year ago

can we also add onions.
Reply

Sonia Arora2 years ago

Good recipe
Reply

Anjali Butani2 years ago

Reply

shalini chawla2 years ago

Reply

Sapna Sharma2 years ago

Very very nice
Reply

Vimal Manocha2 years ago

yammy yammy
Reply

Vathsala Raghu2 years ago

nice recipe
Reply

Faiza Feroze2 years ago

Reply

Manjula Jangpangi2 years ago

Reply

Deeksha Bokre2 years ago

Reply

Archana Karode2 years ago

nice
Reply

Meha Vyas2 years ago

Reply

Pranav Shah2 years ago

This looks really good, I love this dish, will try your recipe!!
Reply

Sivagami Balasubramanian2 years ago

Reply

Shilpi lala2 years ago

Awesome recipe :D Also is amchur powder necessary for this dish or can we skip it?
Reply

Cooked it ? Share your Photo