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

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Dec. 07, 2016

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: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 612Calories from Fat 426

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.4%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 307 mg12.79%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet