Tasty Bhindi Fry | okra fry
Written by Jayashree
Published on September 6, 2017

Bhindi is the common name for ladies finger or okra. It is a versatile vegetable which can be turned into crispy fried savouries or as a stir fry. The stuffed okra is simply irresistible. The weather calls for fried food and I ended up frying it, Tasty Bhindi Fry is on the blog today. I like this recipe for it’s simplicity, no extra dressings or garnishing; but yet, it is tasty and loved by all.

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My other bhindi recipes: okra stir fry, stuffed bhindi

Let’s get over to the recipe of Bhindi Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg ladys finger/okra/ bhindi
  • salt to taste
  • 3 teaspoon chilli powder
  • oil for frying

Method:

  1. Wash and dry the okra. Cut them into thin pieces.
  2. Take oil in a pan.
  3. Heat it.
  4. Once it it is hot, slowly put a bowl of it.
  5. Deep fry on medium flame, after sometime, keep it on high for sometime. Keep stirring with a ladle.
  6. Once it is light brown in colour, remove it on a tissue paper.
  7. Put the next batch to fry.
  8. Take the fried ones and put them in a bowl. Add a little salt and chilly powder (1/2 teaspoon). Mix it well.
  9. You need to repeat this step every time.
  10. Store in a air tight container.

Take a tip:

  • Add salt and chilly powder accordingly.
  • Let it not get darker in colour, it will taste bitter.
  • Cut them into thin pieces.
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salt is sprinkled
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and the chilly powder
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and the chilly powder

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Bhindi Fry | Okra fry | Ladies finger Fry

Bhindi fry is a tasty accompaniment that can be used with any meal. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, karnataka, South Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 kilogram bhindi/okra/lady's finger
  • 3 teaspoon chilly powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Wash and pat dry the okra. Cut them into thin pieces.

  2. Heat oil in a pan. 

  3. Once it is heated, add handful of cut pieces slowly into the oil.

  4. Deep fry on medium flame. After a few minutes, fry on high flame for one minute.

  5. Once it is light brown in colour, reduce the flame and remove it on a tissue paper.

  6. Put the next badge of okra pieces to fry.

  7. Put the fried okra in a bowl. Add a little salt and chilly powder to it. Mix it. It is ready to serve.

  8. Repeat for the rest of the cut pieces.

Recipe Notes

  • Cut okra into thin pieces.
  • Add salt and chilly powder accordingly.

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9 Comments

  1. end of the fork

    I really love bindi – especially fried! This is a great simple and quick recipe – thanks!

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  2. aanchalgupta3

    Bhindi is one of my favorite vegetables. Love your easy recipe.

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  3. Lathiya

    I’m sure this will taste great..will be a hit in our house

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  4. Soma

    Bhindi fry is my all time favourite with dal chawal, your recipe is definitely an evergreen recipe just loving it.

    Reply
  5. Jagruti

    I have never fried bhindi, I might try one day. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. The Belly Rules The Mind

    I love the crunch element of Bhindi Fry. It’s been years I made this. Hubby would love this. I guess once in a while I could make this for him

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  7. Catherine Brown

    Fried okra is a common dish in the southern states of the U.S. I never cared for it when I was a child. Now, I much prefer pickled okra. The plants make beautiful ornamantals.

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  8. phoren

    I love the idea of spicy fried okra. I bet this would be good as a TV watching munching snack as well as a side dish. Thank you for sharing!

    Reply
  9. Jeni @ Biscuits & Booze

    I love bhindi! We fry okra in the American south differently, but I love it both ways. The chili here looks so yummy!

    Reply

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