Mughlai bhindi (okra) | How to make Mughlai bhindi (okra)

By Nusrath Jahan  |  1st Nov 2015  |  
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About Mughlai bhindi (okra) Recipe

Okra (bhindi ) cooked in a thick paste of onions and almonds.

Mughlai bhindi (okra)

Ingredients to make Mughlai bhindi (okra)

  • 150 gms - bhindi / okra
  • 110 gms - onion
  • 1 - tomato medium sized
  • 3 +1 +1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • To grind:
  • 10 almonds(badam)
  • 2 tbsp - coriander seeds(dhania)
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds(jeera)
  • 3/4 tsp - chilly flakes or 2 dried chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel seeds(saunf)
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper corns(kali mirch)

How to make Mughlai bhindi (okra)

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients listed under To Grind and grind in to a fine powder .
  2. Heat a tbsp of oil to a pan, saute the onions, add the tomato and saute it until it becomes mushy ,grind this in the same blender having the above spice powder to a smooth paste .
  3. Cut okra into 2 inch pieces ,add a tbsp of oil and saute the okra until it turns to golden colour . Remove and set aside
  4. In the same pan, add the remaining oil, add ginger garlic paste to it and saute until it changes colour .
  5. Add the onion paste and saute until the raw smell of it leaves. Now add okra ,remaining spices and a cup of water and cook on medium flame.
  6. Once the curry comes nearer and oil starts leaving the sides of the pan, add water to get desired consistency or just serve as it is .
  7. Serve it with roti or any flat breads o.f your choice.

Reviews for Mughlai bhindi (okra) (7)

Sangeeta Sharma2 years ago

Very good

Revathie Mohonasundaram3 years ago


Amrin Aibani3 years ago

nice recipe...simple to cook n tasty to eat

Aparna Gupta4 years ago


Vathsala Ashok4 years ago

Thank u wll try it is new

shruti patel4 years ago


Sujata Limbu4 years ago

Wow, something new to try :D

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