North Indian Curry


stuffed bhindi

Today i have for you all a… popular North Indian side dish / Subzi that is very common in most of the restaurant menu card , dhabha and north Indian house. There are many ways one can make ” Stuffed bhindi or Bharwan Bhindi “. The recipe that i am sharing today is almost like Bhindi do pyaza . A combination of spices stuffed inside the Bhindi not only tastes awesome but is also simple and easy to make .Addition of fennel powder gives a unique characteristic flavor . As in my home we all are bhindi fans , i keep making lot of varieties from bhindi . Even in this stuffed bhindi there are 2-3 different recipes that i do but for today its the simplest one . Do give a try and i am sure you will love it.. Here you go…

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Bharwan Bhindi is actually stuffed lady's fingers .The stuffing can vary. This a delicious recipe where spice powders are stuffed inside ladys finger to get yummy masala bhindi . Enjoy it with roti or dal ...

side dish
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course side dish
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
  1. Wash the bhindi and wipe them dry with a clean kitchen towel. Remove the cap and the bottom part.
    stuffed ladysfinger
  2. Make a slit in the bhindi lengthwise. Take care not to cut it fully .
  3. Take all the dry masalas in a bowl .
  4. Mix them well .
  5. Take each bhindi and stuff the dry masala mixture into the slit made in them . Stuff all the bhindi's similarly .
  6. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds .
  7. Once it splutters add sliced onions. Saute for 2-3 mins .
  8. Next add the stuffed bhindis and mix well. Saute for 2-3 mins .
  9. Add the remaining masala powder if any . Reduce the flame to low and cover and cok the bhindi until they are tender .This may take around 15 mins . Turn them in between 3-4 times to avoid burning .
  10. Serve hot stuffed bhindi with parathas or roti or with Dal . I am sure you will enjoy this simple yet flavorful bharwa bhindi .
Recipe Notes


  • Pick small tender bhindis .
  • Don't cut the oil much for this recipe. It won't taste that great ..
  • I prefer shallow heavy pan or non stick pan for this dish rather than kadai .

If you want some more recipes from bhindi do check HERE

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  • Reply
    August 29, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    bhendi stuffing looks very delicious…

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    jeeny weasly
    August 30, 2016 at 7:04 am

    Its really quick and easy..loving it.

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    Amina Khaleel
    August 30, 2016 at 8:38 pm

    nice recipe.. thanks for sharing… I am hosting an event in my blog. Please participate an send your entries soon…

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    Antonet Roajer
    September 2, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    Mouthwatering bhindi recipe. Yummy!!

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