Bhendi chi bhaji or bhindi sabzi recipe


bhendi chi bhaji recipe maharahtrian


bhindi chi bhaji recipe marathi

  • Bhindi / lady finger– ½ kg
  • Some raw peanuts
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • Pinch of asafoetida or hing
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic
  • Some curry leaves
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Amchoor powder – ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • 1 tsp full of goda masala
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

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Bhendi chi bhaji recipe with step-wise pictures

  • First rinse the bhindi well.
bhendi chi bhaji
  • Dry each bhindi with paper towel or kitchen napkin.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Discard the base and stalk and chop them into 1 or 2 inch pieces.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Also chop 1 medium sized onion.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • First dry roast peanuts until slight brown.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • In a wide pan, heat 1 and ½ tbsp of oil. Once heated add chopped bhindi and fry until it is almost cooked. Frying the bhindi in oil removes the stickiness.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Till the time make roasted peanuts powder and grind garlic coarsely.
  • Once the bhindi turns soft and some of the pieces turn little brown on the edges then bhindi is cooked. It should not be crunchy and sticky.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Take out in a dish.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • In the same pan heat 2 tsp of oil. Once heated add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, pinch of asafoetida, garlic and fry till raw smell from garlic disappears.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Add onion and fry till translucent.
  • Then add turmeric powder.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Add bhindi and mix well.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Add all dry spices and salt to taste.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Mix it really well and cook for couple of minutes, stirring occasionally.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Finally add roasted peanuts powder and mix well. Cook for couple of minutes and switch off the heat.
bhendi chi bhaji recipe
  • Garnish with some fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot with phulka or chapati.

how to make bhendi chi bhaji


  • Fry the bhindi first in enough oil so that it won’t be sticky.
  • Do not cover the pan while cooking because moisture makes bhindi mushy.