Bhindi Fry


2 tablespoon cooking oil

1/2 fenugreek seeds

1 whole red chili (broken to 2-3 pieces)

2 garlic cloves (sliced or chopped)

4 cups Indian Okra (washed and cut)

Salt to taste

1 teaspoon turmeric

2 teaspoon coriander powder

1 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder)


Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Add garlic, fenugreek seeds and chilli. As the garlic begins to brown add okra. Sautee on medium high for 3-5 minutes until the skin begins to brown.

Stir in turmeric. Turn the heat to medium, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes until the the okra begins to soften.

Uncover. Add salt. Sautee for 3-5 minutes until the okra is cooked.

Sprinkle coriander powder and amchur powder. Stir to mix well. Turn off the heat and serve hot as a side.


  1. Never liked lady’s finger much. But this fried one is a true delicacy! This is the thing about Indian recipes, they make it the spicy way. Always been a fan of Indian treats. Thanks Prerna.

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