Besan Bhindi Masala | How to make Besan Bhindi Masala

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By Lisha Aravind
Created on 25th Aug 2015
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  • By Lisha Aravind
    Created on 25th Aug 2015

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.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
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 (29)

Lavanya Kusuma4 days ago
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ankur saxensa month ago
बेसन को धीमी आंच पर भूनना है या deep fry करना है ।
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Suja Patila month ago
Nice
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Tara Ekka2 months ago
wow
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Simran Chhabra3 months ago
Yummy
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Karthik Km3 months ago
Yummy :)
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Ruchika Chowdhary7 months ago
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Poornima Sharma9 months ago
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Alka Shah10 months ago
Very nice testy Bean Bhindi Masala
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Kuntal singh10 months ago
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Veena Kalia10 months ago
yummy
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Rekha Nishua year ago
tasty
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Rekha Tatera year ago
yummy
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Jyoti Aroraa year ago
yummy
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Geetha Veeramania year ago
can we also add onions.
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Sonia Aroraa year ago
Good recipe
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Anjali Butania year ago
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shalini chawlaa year ago
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Sapna Sharmaa year ago
Very very nice
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Vimal Manochaa year ago
yammy yammy
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Vathsala Raghua year ago
nice recipe
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Faiza Ferozea year ago
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Manjula Jangpangia year ago
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Deeksha Bokrea year ago
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Archana Karodea year ago
nice
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Meha Vyasa year ago
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Pranav Shaha year ago
This looks really good, I love this dish, will try your recipe!!
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Sivagami Balasubramaniana year ago
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Shilpi lala2 years ago
Awesome recipe :D Also is amchur powder necessary for this dish or can we skip it?
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