Okra/Bhindi Masala (Indian-Punjabi Style)

Recipe by HeatherDawn._
READY IN: 15mins




  • Dice the onions .
  • Dice the tomotoes.
  • Chop the chillies and corainder.
  • Slice Bhindi ( Okra) in long pieces.
  • Heat the oil in pan and add the Bhindi pieces. Shallow Fry them. ( If you wish you can also deep fry the bhindi pieces).
  • Keep the fried bhindi aside.
  • Heat 3 spoons of oil in a pan. Add the Bay leaves and cloves.
  • After a minute add onions and fry them until light brown.
  • Add the chopped green chilli pieces .
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for one minute.
  • Add Garam masala and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato pieces, red chilli powder and salt, cover the pan and cook for a few minutes until tomatoes become soft. Stir carefully if needed to avoid the mixture from sticking to the pan.
  • Add fried okra and mix slowly. Keep on heat for two more minutes and then remove the pan.
  • Sprinkle some more garam masala on top .
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.