How to make Bhindi Kadhi - SK Khazana -

If you are bored of eating the same regular kadhi again and again, try this Bhindi Kadhi recipe where the kadhi is topped with sauteed bhindi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian, Fusion

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Bhindi Kadhi - SK Khazana

Bhindi Kadhi - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: bhindi
Also called as okra and gumbo in the rest of the world, ladyfingers are had best when cooked fresh. Stuff with a tangy masala, deep-fry to crisp with peanuts, serve in raita or batter fry as pakoras, this finger is definitely an all-rounder!  It even takes the sour of lemon or dry mango powder very well. When buying, look for young pods free of bruises, tender but not soft, and no more than four inches long.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Bhindi Kadhi - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 150 grams

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Asafoetida a pinch of

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Dried red chillies broken

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli oil for garnish

  • Steamed rice to serve


Step 1

Take yogurt in a large bowl, add gram flour and ¼ tsp turmeric powder and whisk well. Add 3 cups of water and whisk till you get a smooth mixture with no lumps.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add fenugreek seeds, green chillies and ginger, asafoetida and 10-12 curry leaves, mix and sauté for a minute. Add dried red chilli and mix well.

Step 3

Add onion and mix well. Add salt and saute for 2 minutes or till onion turns translucent. Add the yogurt mixture and mix well. Cook on low heat for 12-15 minutes.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan, add lady fingers, salt, red chilli powder and remaining turmeric powder and mix well. Saute for 8-10 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer the kadhi into a serving bowl, top up with the sautéed lady fingers and drizzle chilli oil. Serve hot with a bowl of steamed rice.

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