How to make Bhindi Kadhi -

Sauteed bhindi pieces in buttermilk and besan kadhi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Ladyfingers (bhindi) , Sour yogurt (खट्टी दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Dal Amritsari Sprouted Beans Kadhi Aamras Ki Kadhi Malbari Kadhi

Bhindi Kadhi

Bhindi Kadhi 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bhindi Kadhi Recipe

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) 250 grams

  • Sour yogurt 2 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Clove 4

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Whisk together yogurt and gram flour in a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste and salt and whisk to a smooth mixture.

Step 2

Add a little water and turmeric powder and mix. Set aside. Trim the ladyfingers on either side. Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan.

Step 3

Add the asafoetida, mustard seeds and cumin seeds and sauté till the seeds splutter. Add red chilies, curry leaves, black peppercorns, and cloves and sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Add the ladyfingers and sauté for two to three minutes. Add the yogurt mixture and cook on medium heat till the ladyfingers are done and the kadhi has thickened.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.

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