Bharwa Bhindi Masala | How to make Bharwa Bhindi Masala

By krishnakumari m  |  7th May 2016  |  
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About Bharwa Bhindi Masala Recipe

A dish of sttuffed okra with spices filling that is oven roasted, then shallow fried on a stove top. It serves as a great side dish. Bharwa bhindi masala is a dish in which bhindi is filled with the roasted spices. The name itself get juices flowing in the mouth. This dry, shallow fried, spicy masala filled bhindi has a heavenly experience in every bite. You can prepare this dish during the special occasions and festivals like Diwali and Durga Puja. Bhindi or okra has a mild taste that makes it well-suited for strong-flavored masala dishes. Bharwa bhindi or stuffed bhindi is an excellent example of this. Bharwa bhindi masala can be served with raita as a complete vegetarian meal or offered as a side dish. Making Bhindi masala or Bharwa bhindi requires some extra time and efforts. But all is worth when you get positive comments from your family members. To prepare this Bharwa bhindi masala firstly you clean the bhindi and make them dry. Then cut both the edges and cut them vertically, keeping the bhindi intact. Pull out the seeds and keep it in a bowl. Add sambar powder, roasted peanut powder, chilli powder, salt, chopped coriander and a few drops of oil to that bowl and mix them well. Now stuff this masala into the bhindi and put them in the microwave for about 3-4 minutes. Then add a few drops of oil on the bhindi and again microwave it for 3-4 minutes until the bhindi starts changing its color. Now remove them from the microwave and deep fry in the oil. The bhindi will turn crisp and serve them hot.

Bharwa Bhindi Masala

Ingredients to make Bharwa Bhindi Masala

  • oil: 2 tbsp
  • Tender and Fresh bhindi: 300 gms
  • Sambar Powder: 3 tbsp
  • Roasted peanut powder: 2 tbsp
  • Besan (gram flour): 1 tbsp
  • Amchoor Powder: 1/2 tbsp
  • chilli powder: 1.5 tbsp
  • Chopped fresh coriander: 1/3 cup
  • salt to taste

How to make Bharwa Bhindi Masala

  1. Wash the Bhindi/Okra wipe dry. Trim the edges on both sides and make a slit all over the length to cut open, keeping the bhindi intact.
  2. Gently pull out the seeds and keep them aside to mix it in the stuffing masala.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add in all the powders, salt, chopped coriander add a few drops of oil to make a sand texture.
  4. Now carefully stuff this masala into the prepared bhindi and gently press them to keep in tact.
  5. Transfer them into a microwave safe bowl and roast them for 3-4 mins for the first time, then for another 3 mins for the second time.
  6. Now add a few drops of oil and mix it well. Again microwave it for another 3-4 mins for 2 to 3 times until the bhindi starts changing colour.
  7. Heat remaining oil in a pan, then transfer the cooked bhindi and cook until its done. The bhindi will turn crisp.
  8. Transfer it into a serving bowl and serve with hot rice.

Reviews for Bharwa Bhindi Masala (8)

Shubhalaxmi Chavan2 years ago

Does removing the seeds makes the bhindu crunchy?

Gaurav Sheth2 years ago


Papri Ganguly2 years ago

Really nice

Asach Mail2 years ago


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Anushree Ghosh3 years ago

Awesome, can't wait to try!

Ritu Sharma3 years ago

Yum! love this style of preparing bhindi