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Bhindi Do Pyaza
It is a spicy Indian stir-fried okra and onion curry, a delectable veggie marriage made in heaven. The above normal amount of sliced onion, generous use of curry spices and tomatoes in this easy bhindi do pyaza recipe makes it one of the best bhindi curries. If you are an onion lover, then this is a must try recipe for you. Try this today and see how extra amount of sautéed onion simply transforms the taste of stir-fried okra.


    Preparation Time: 10 minutes
    Cooking Time: 15 minutes
    Serves: 3 servings
    250 gms (1/2 lb) Bhindi (okra/ladies finger)
    2 large Onions, sliced
    2 Green Chillies, sliced
    1/2 teaspoon crushed Ginger-Garlic
    1 medium Tomato, finely chopped
    1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
    1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
    1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
    1 teaspoon Coriander-Cumin Powder
    1/2 teaspoon Lemon Juice
    1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons Oil
    1½ tablespoons Coriander Leaves
    1. Wash bhindi in water and dry them completely. Cut it into 1-inch long pieces after removing its top and tail.
    2. Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in a pan. Add cut bhindi pieces and cook them on medium flame until they turn dark green or for 7-8 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
    3. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in same pan. Add cumin seeds and when they begin to crackle, add crushed ginger garlic. Sauté for around 30 seconds.
    4. Add onion and green chilli pieces; sauté until onion turns light brown, approx. 1-2 minutes.
    5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
    6. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander-cumin powder; mix well.
    7. Add cooked bhindi, lemon juice and salt; cook for 2-3 minutes.
    8. Turn off the flame and transfer prepared curry to a serving bowl.
    9. Garnish bhindi do pyaza with coriander leaves and serve hot.
    Tips and Variations:
    • Wash and dry bhindi 2-3 hours before cooking.
    • Chop ladies finger into 1/2-inch thick round slices for different look and texture.
    Taste: Spicy
    Serving Ideas: Serve it with steamed rice and chapatti for healthy veg dinner.

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