Bhindi Masala  or Okra Masala Recipe

Bhindi Masala or Okra Masala Recipe

Bhindi masala or Okra masala recipe is made from basic oniontomato gravy and finished cream, butter and fresh coriander leaves.

I did not personally like okra dishes much, even though everyone at home likes it and okra curries are made often at home. However this bhindi masala  or okra masala recipe drew my attention as the flavor of this dish was so irresistible and  I just had it once and then became a huge fan of it. Now, I keep making a lot variations of okra recipes at home, I will post those recipes in the near future.

This simple yet delicious bhindi masala or okra masla recipe is so easy to make. I have kept the ingredients basic and cooking procedure is so easy that if you have the basic Indian spices at home, you can make it.

bhindi masala or okra masla recipe

Try this bhindi masala or okra masala recipe at home and let me know your comments please..


  • Okra or bhindi – 350 gms
  • Vegetable oil – 2 Tbsp
  • Cloves – 2 each
  • Cardamom– 2 each, crushed
  • Gingergarlic paste – 1 Tbsp
  • Onion – 2 medium, chopped
  • Tomato – roughly cut, to blend
  • Turmeric powder – 1Tsp
  • Chilly powder – 1 Tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 Tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 Tsp
  • Cream as needed
  • Butter – 1 Tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves – 1 Tbsp


  1. Wash and cut okra into 2 inch pieces and set aside
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add cloves and cardamom.
  3. Add onion and saute for a couple of minutes on a medium heat.
  4. Lower the flame and add gingergarlic paste.
  5. Cook till you get cooked flavor.
  6. Once onions are almost golden brown in color, add the powdered spices.
  7. Heat should be as low as possible and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. You can add okra now, continue to stir-fry on a medium heat.
  9. In a jar blender, blend tomatoes to fine puree.
  10. When the okra is cooked and became dry, add the tomato puree.
  11. Season with salt and cook on medium flame.
  12. Once the desired consistency is achieved, add cream(cream is optional).
  13. Finish with chopped coriander leaves and butter.
  14. Stir well and let sit for 2-3 minutes.
  15. Serve hot.

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  1. Tried it…. n itz noticeably tasty…..

  2. The one which i place for everyime a visit a dhaba, never thought it so handy n yummy..
    Pls come up with bindy fry(punjabi style)


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