Bhindi Fry /Okra Fry/ भेंडीची भाजी

How to prepare Non-sticky Bhindi Fry / Okra fry

Hello Everyone,
Bhindi fry is a delicious, nutritious, simple, everyday vegetable recipe and cooked in onion, tomato, and spices, which makes a mouth-watering bhindi fry. It has a dry and crispy texture, and it accompanies by chapati, bhakri, or rice for lunch or dinner. It happens with some folks that bhindi tends to get sticky while cooking, so today I am sharing with you all some simple tips and tricks to make a Non-sticky Bhindi Fry recipe

Video Recipe:

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes; Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
One Serving Contains 155 kcal.

  • Bhindi/okra 2 cups, sliced
  • Veg. Oil 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Onion 1 chopped
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Coriander leaves ¼ cup
  • Red chili powder 1 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Green chili 3 strips, chopped

  1. Wash and pat dry, make sure to completely dry the bhindi
    as wet bhindi will be sticky when cutting.
  2. Cut off both ends of the bhindi, and slice lengthwise in halves(don't make things slices)
  3. In a pan add ½ a tbsp veg. oil and add sliced bhindi and turmeric powder 1 tsp. Saute well and keep stirring and cooking for 5 to 6 minutes or till bhindi cook well.
  4. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, once the oil gets hot, add the cumin and mustard seeds, and curry leaves. When the cumin seeds crack, add chopped onions. Cook till onion gets slight brown color and add chopped tomatoes.
  5. Now add red chili powder, salt and saute well.
  6. It's time to add shallow fried bhindi slices, saute to mix all well, and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Here, non-sticky, healthy, and tasty bhindi fry or okra fry is ready to serve. Enjoy!!!
Tips To Make Non-sticky Bhindi Fry :
  • Wash them under tap water and wipe them neatly one by one, dry clean cloth or by a kitchen towel before chopping.
  • Chop to make medium-sized pieces, not very thin pieces.
  • Before tossing into onion and spices shallow fry them in a non-stick pan and add 1 tsp turmeric powder and cook for 5 to 10 minutes or till bhindi cook well.
  • Don’t cover the pan with the lid while cooking the Lady’s finger.
  • Shallow fry it in a medium to low flame.
  • If you want to make it crispy, then sprinkle a spoonful of besan flour, cornflour, or rice flour to it.
Dietary Comment :
  • Based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • It makes 3 servings.
  • Per serving contains 155 calories, along with carbohydrates - 15.48 g, dietary fibers - 5.36 g, fats - 10.48 g, proteins - 3.87 g.

Health Benefits of Bhindi / Okra:
  • It's a good source of folate, folates present in okra reduce the neural tube defects in a newborn baby. So, it is highly recommended for women during the preconception period or pregnancy.
  • Helps to prevent Diabetes: Okra is one of the foods that come with a GI index of 20 and as per medical standards, the GI value of okra is considered to be very low, which aid in the prevention of diabetes.
  • Digestion: Due to its soluble fiber content, okra helps accelerate the digestive system. It is extremely good for the digestive system.
  • Antioxidants properties: It helps to prevent cancer, heart diseases, and premature aging. Okra contains a large number of antioxidants. It is called a superfood.
  • It also helps to boost Immunity and improve eyesight.
  • Skin: Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber and that way proper digestion reflects through healthy-looking skin. It also helps to prevent pigmentation.
  • Weight loss: it helps to lose weight, people who aspire to lose weight can eat a lady’s finger to facilitate weight loss. The vegetable is extremely low in calories.

Good Time To Eat :
          It's good to eat Okra fry or Bhindi fry for lunch and dinner.
Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!


  1. Thanks for the tip and this looks great..

    1. You are most welcome!yes it taste nice too. Give it a try and let me know.👍


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