Dahi Bhindi | How to make Dahi Bhindi

By Affaf Ali  |  15th Oct 2015  |  
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About Dahi Bhindi Recipe

A mild and tangy yogurt based gravy with fried bhindi. Just perfect with rotis/ phulkas. After attempting bhindi fry to various versions of bhindi masala, time for me to explore newer dishes.

Dahi Bhindi

Ingredients to make Dahi Bhindi

  • bhindi - 250 grams
  • water 1 1/2 to 2 cups
  • yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • tomato - 2
  • onion - 1
  • almonds - 10
  • Fresh cream - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • besan - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
  • turmeric Powder - 1/4 Tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 to 2 pinches
  • Kasuri methi - a little
  • salt to taste.

How to make Dahi Bhindi

  1. Soak almonds for few minutes in hot water, discard the water and add tomato and grind to fine paste.
  2. Wash bhindi thoroughly and cut the ends of bhindi and chop them to bite size pieces. Set aside.
  3. Add some oil in a non stick vessel. Fry the bhindi on medium flame till they are almost done. Remove and set aside.
  4. In the same vessel add some more oil, add cumin seeds, once they crackle add finely chopped onion cubes. Fry till light golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for few seconds. To this add almond and tomato paste.
  5. Add salt, chilly powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methi and coriander powder. Fry well till the tomato paste comes together as thick paste. add besan and fry till raw smell is gone over low flame.
  6. Whisk yogurt and water well. Add this to the besan tomato mixture. Cook over low to medium flame stirring. Add garam masala in the end.
  7. Add fried bhindi pieces and cook for few minutes. Garnish with fresh cream and cook for few seconds. Serve hot with roti, Phulkas.

My Tip:

Cashew nuts can be replaced instead of almonds. Spices can vary according to one's preference.

Reviews for Dahi Bhindi (16)

debdatta mitra2 years ago


foram Kotak paneri2 years ago


Yasmin Bharmal2 years ago

excellent! will surely try soon

Fareena Rawther2 years ago

lovely and easy peasy shall try this week and let you know :)

ronita daniel2 years ago

Really yummy

Anjaly Nitin2 years ago


Madhu Sikri3 years ago

Now hv new & nice recipe for bhindi ki sabji

Laxmi Prabha3 years ago


Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago


Madhuri Sankhyan3 years ago


Suman Chhaperia3 years ago

new flavour and tasty

Affaf Ali3 years ago


Shakila Ramjoo3 years ago

I will definitely try this Affaf

Shradha Sawant Sawant3 years ago

very nice receipe

Sujatha Ratnala3 years ago

Pic not seen Sari

bina bedi3 years ago

What an innovative way of cooking bhindi! Love it

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