Thursday, May 22, 2014

Kadai bhindi recipe - How to make kadai bhindi

kadai bhindi in a serving plate
Kadai bhindi recipe - I am never ever bored with bhindi ( Ladies finger / okra ) side dishes. Be it Bhindi MasalaStuffed Bhindi or Bhindi Upkari.  Every week we have bhindi side dishes either for lunch or dinner. One such dish is kadai bhindi which is a nice accompaniment for Indian flat breads. Its a nice side dish for rice and curry too. Mixing this kadai bhindi with rice and dal also gives an excellent taste to the meal.

Kadai Bhindi Recipe
kadai bhindi ready to serve
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Yield - Serves 2

  • 2 medium onions, grated
  • 2 medium tomatoes, grated
  • 250 grams ladies finger / bhindi, roundly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp coriander  powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds powder / jeera
  • Fistful of chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
Kadai bhindi - step by step picctures

1.  Wash and chop the tomato, onion, ladies fingers and coriander leaves. Keep them aside.
chopped bhindi, tomato, onions
2.  Heat the oil in a pan,  add the grated onion and fry till the onion turns light brown.
fry the bhindi till light brown
3.  Add the tomato and saute for 2 - 3 minutes. Add the coriander powder,  jeera powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and stir to combine. 
add the tomatoes and masala
4.  Add roundly chopped  bhindi, salt and stir to combine. Cook covered on  low flame till
the bhindi turn soft. 
add the bhindi and cook covered
5.  Remove from the flame, add the chopped fresh corianders, mix well.
add the cilantro and mix
6.  Serve the kadai bhindi hot as aside dish.
kadai bhindi ready to serve


  1. my favorite subji, yummy

  2. My family always love this bhindi. Yummy and delicious!

  3. I love the look of your version,better than mine,looks tempting.. :)


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