• 1\2 kilogram Bhindi (Okra)
  • 2 medium onions (thin slices)
  • 3 medium tomato, roughly chopped
  • 6-8 green chilies, sliced
  • 1\4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1\2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


1. Wash bhindi with plenty of water. Dry with tea cloth or just spread in a tray for some time.

2. Cut Bhindi into 1\2 inch pieces, discard the head and tail.

3. In a large heavy based pan, heat oil over high heat. Add okra and turmeric powder and fry for about 5 minutes. Remove from pan and put aside.

4. Fry onion in the same oil for about 5 minutes. Add okra, chopped tomatoes, green chili, black pepper, coriander powder and salt. Cover and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes.

Serve with Chapati.

Serves 4 people.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes.

Cooking Time: 20 minutes.