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Bharwa Bhindhi

Saivardhini Badrinarayanan
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Bharwa Bhindhi RECIPE

Stuffed Okra in Punjabi style

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Punjabi
  • Side Dishes
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Ladies Finger 500 gm
  2. Besan flour 1/4 Cup
  3. Jaggery
  4. Red Chilly powder 1 table spoon
  5. Coriander Powder 1 tablespoon
  6. Garam masala 1 table spoon
  7. Dry mango powder 1/2 tablespoon
  8. Turmeric 1/4 table spoon
  9. Jeera 1 tablespoon
  10. Oil
  11. Salt


  1. Wash a bunch of Bhindi thoroughly. Give it time to dry. If needed you can also use a clean cloth to wipe the water. Remove the upper top and lower tip of the Bhindi. Use a knife to make a vertical cut i.e. make a slit across the Bhindi in its entire length and now keep these slit Bhindi aside.
  2. Make Masala for filling the bhindi by adding Red Chilly powder , Garam Masala, Salt, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Jeera, dry mango Powder, jaggery.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in the Masala mixture and mix it well. Add dry roasted Besan (Gram Flour) in the Masala mixture.
  4. Next fill Masala in Bhindis through the slit. Put 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan or kadhai and add the stuffed bhindi to it. After gentle stirring cover the pan with a lid and after 2 minutes open the pan to stir/turn the Bhindi.
  5. Serve as a side dish with any Indian Bread like Roti, Paratha, Naan, Missi Roti etc. or with rice.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Apr-11-2018

Spicy and delicious.

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