Bhindi Kali Mirchi

4 from 1 vote

This is a plain simple everyday recipe which requires very less oil & few ingredients... It tastes good with piri paratha roti dal chawal everything...So do try this
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • Bhindi/ okra 250gm
  • Onion chopped in slices 1 medium size
  • Kuti Kali Mirch / thick ground black pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli 1-2
  • Heeng/ Asafoetida 1/4th tsp
  • Jeera/ Cumin seeds 1/4 th tsp
  • Dhania powder / Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind pulp 1/4 th lemon size
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Salt


  • Wash & pat dry bhindi.Cut into 1/2 inch size round pieces.
  • Heat a wok. Add oil. Once the oil is heated add asafoetida & cumin seeds. Add green chili let it splutter.
  • Add round cut bhindi & cook on high flame for 2 min. Slowly turn bhindi upside down & cook for 1 min. This step is to remove the stickiness in bhindi
  • Now add sliced onions Kali Mirchi dhania powder tamarind & salt. Stir & cook covered on slow flame for 6-7 min.After that slowly turn bhindi upside down.
  • Cook for 3 min fry for 2 min uncovered on high flame & it's done


  • If you like to make this crispy you can increase oil and after it is cooked you can stir fry it for a while.
  • We don’t Stir bhindi too much as seeds come out & it does not taste good.
  • If you are using less oil like in my recipe always cook on slow flame.

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