Bhindi Masala Curry Recipe

A simple and yet a tasty bhindi masala curry made by roasted the ladies finger along with some caramelised onions and tangy tomatoes which is spiced with simple Indian spice powders like red chilli powder, turmeric powder and sambar powder that elevates the dish. Serve it along with Tawa paratha and dal.

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Bhindi Masala Curry Recipe
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Bhindi Masala Curry Recipe is a common curry which is prepared at everyone’s home. The Bhindi's are roasted well on the pan and it is mixed along with sauteed onions and tomatoes. The Roasted bhindi is then mixed along with simple spice powders like red chilli powder, turmeric powder and sambar powder that gives in a complete flavour to the dish. 

Serve the Bhindi Masala Curry along with Tawa Paratha, Methi Kadhi and Palak Raita to make your meal complete or you can pack for your lunch box as well. 

You might also like to try other Bhindi (ladiesfinger) recipes t your home and enjoy it with your family

  1. Dahi Bhinid Recipe
  2. Makai Wali Bhindi Recipe
  3. Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi Recipe
  4. Stuffed Bhindi With Panner Recipe

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra)
  • 4 tablespoon Sambar Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , chopped
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 Tomato , cut into big cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Oil , as required 
  • Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , for garnishing

How to make Bhindi Masala Curry Recipe

  1. To begin with the Bhindi Masala Curry, wash the bhindi and dry them properly or you might face the problem of stickiness. Cut the ends of the Bhindi and and chop them into half. 

  2. Heat a non stick pan and drizzle some oil,  Add the bhindi, then sprinkle some salt andsauté them for 20 minutes on medium flame.Once done you can take them out and keep it aside. 

  3. Meanwhile in the same frying pan, add a tablespoon oil. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, when it start splutter add chopped garlic and sauté them.

  4. Now add sliced onion and add 1 teaspoon sugar and a pinch of salt. The caramelization takes place as the sugar is added and the salt helps the onions to cook fast.

  5. Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté them for a minute until the tomatoes have softened.

  6. Turn the heat to low and cook and add the cooked bhindi and stir well until the Bhindi's are mixed well into the sauteed mixture. 

  7. Add all the spice powder - red chilli powder, turmeric, sambar powder, salt and stir well.Check the salt and spices and adjust to suit your taste.Once done, turn off the heat and serve.

  8. Serve the Bhindi Masala Curry along with Tawa ParathaMethi Kadhi and Palak Raita to make your meal complete or you can pack for your lunch box as well.