Coconut & Bhindi Fry

Recipe by Veena of

This is very delicious and tasty dish I learnt from my mother-in-law when she had come to visit us, which is loved by all my guests

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 2 lbs. Okra
  • ½ cup Coconut
  • Red Chili Powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 nos. Cashews, optional
  • Vegetable Oil for frying


  1. Wash bhindi and spread it on a paper towel, so that it is dried.
  2. Cut them into small slices (round).
  3. Keep oil in kadai and deep-fry them till they become crispy.
  4. Next deep-fry coconut also same way till they turn golden brown.
  5. Next deep-fry cashew nuts and add them to bendi and coconut.
  6. Heat 1 tsp. of oil in pan; add mustard when oil is heated. Then add channa dhal and urud dhal for seasoning.
  7. Then add above mixture, salt and chilli powder and mix properly. Heat it for some time till raw smell of chilli powder is gone.

Note : You can use iron mesh or jallari to fry coconut so that you don’t have to use lot of oil.




Should cashew nuts and coconut be crushed ??