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.

bhindi fry
bhindi fry

My other bhindi recipes: okra stir fry, stuffed bhindi

Let’s get over to the recipe of Bhindi Fry


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


  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.
cut bhindi
cut bhindi
bhindi in oil
bhindi in oil
fried bhindi
fried bhindi
salt is sprinkled
salt is sprinkled
and the chilly powder
and the chilly powder
bhindi fry
bhindi fry

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


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


  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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  1. 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!

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