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Stuffed Bhindi

Stuffed Okra

Recipe by Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US

A mouth watering recipe for people who love Okra.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 25 nos. Okra, fresh, medium
  • 1 tsp Garlic, paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard Powder
  • 1 tsp Spice mix for Chaat
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsps. Mustard Oil


  1. Wash, wipe and remove the tops and tips of okra.
  2. Use a knife to make vertical incisions to stuff masala. Keep aside.
  3. Mix all dry masala, chaat masala(1/2 tsp) with little water and stuff into the okra with help of a small knife.
  4. Pan fry okra until crisp in medium high heat; use oil liberally.
  5. Add remaining spice mix and continue frying for another minute.
  6. Drain on kitchen paper to remove excess oil (if needed).
  7. Decorate Okra with raw onion rings and coriander leaves, sprinkle chaat masala in serving dish.