Kurkuri Bhindi: Crispy Okra Recipe To Accompany Dal-Chawal

By Krati Purwar

July 11, 2024

Bhindi with rice and dal fry is a soulful combination. It makes for the simplest meal that guarantees a food coma. While there are many ways to prepare okra, try the recipe of kurkuri bhindi for a crunchy indulgence.


½ kg sliced bhindi 1 tsp dry mango powder 1.5 tsp coriander powder ½ tsp turmeric powder ½ cup gram flour 1 tsp red chilli powder Salt to taste 3/4 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp chaat masala 1 tsp garam masala Oil

Step 1

Wash okra thoroughly and cut big chunks with a slice in the middle. 

Step 2

Sprinkle all the spices over bhindi along with salt to taste and keep the slices aside to absorb the flavours.

Step 3

Sprinkle besan on bhindi and toss it with a spatula. Water from okra will start to make the paste wet.

Step 4

Coat each okra piece with gram flour, which will add to the crunchy texture.

Step 5

After 20-30 minutes of rest, pour the contents of the bowl in a kadhai with hot oil.

Step 6

Keep frying bhindi until the slices are crunchy. Serve them with dal chawal for a comforting meal.