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Bhindi Ajwaini Masala - Easy Side Dish For Roti/ Phulka/ Chapathi/ Naan

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Quick, creamy and flavorful Bhindi/ Okra Curry.
  Tomatoes 2 Medium
  Cashews 10
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Okra 300 Gram, wash, pat dry, trim the ends, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  Capsicum 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cut into bite size pieces
  Ajwain 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Kashmiri chilli powder 2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar To Taste
  Green chillies 3 , slit lengthwise
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)


1. Blend tomatoes and cashews to a smooth paste, keep on a side.
2. Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a wide pan, when the oil is nice and hot, add Lady fingers followed by capsicum.
3. Fry till tender and nicely cooked.Keep them aside.
4. Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a nother pan for gravy. When the oil is hot, add carom seeds/ ajwain. They should sizzle right away.
5. Add crushed ginger and garlic. Fry for few seconds.
6. Add onions and cook till golden brown. This takes four to five mins on medium heat.
7. Now add kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala powder and the ground tomato cashew paste.
8. Cook the paste with the lid until oil oozes out from thee sides.
9. Add salt, sugar, green chillies and 1 cup of water.
10. Bring the mixture to a boil and add fried lady fingers and capsicum.
11. Cook on low heat for 2 mins.


12. Serve hot with soft phulkas/ rotis, naan.Quick, creamy and flavorful Bhindi/ Okra Curry

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Okra Curry
Side Dish
Easy, Quick, Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 612 Calories from Fat 426

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.7%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 307.8 mg12.8%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.5%

Sugars 11.2 g

Protein 13 g26.9%

Vitamin A 68.5% Vitamin C 179.5%

Calcium 20.4% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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