Bhindi Fry Recipe: Bhindi Ki Sabji For Weight Loss [Crispy And Cruncy]

Sanya Singh

Sanya Singh
Jun 2022

2 min read
bhindi fry

Cooking Time

25 Minutes

Total Time

40 Minutes

  • Olive Oil - 2Tsp
  • Okra - 500 G
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • Green Chilli - 1
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/8 Tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 Tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder - 3/4 to 1 Tsp
  • Garlic - 1 or 2
  • Lemon Juice - 1/2 Tsp
  • It is important to nourish yourself to flourish. So, why not add nourishing foods to your diet? Well, Fitelo has a yummy and healthy Bhindi Fry recipe which you must definitely try. It is not only mouth-watering but will also, help you in weight loss. Make your lunch perfect with bhindi fry with several health benefits.

    bhindi fry recipe
    1. Firstly, take okra/bhindi/lady’s fingers and wash them properly. Cut them into half-inch pieces and keep them aside.
    2. Secondly, add 1 tbsp oil to a pan and let it heat. Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
    3. Now add chopped bhindi and green chilli. Saute them on medium flame and stir. You can also add some lemon juice for taste.
    4. Meanwhile, in another pan add garam masala, cumin seeds and garlic and stir it dry until golden.
    5. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool. Then make coarse powder out of it.
    6. When the bhindi is also done, add some oil to it along with salt, turmeric and red chilli powder. Mix well.
    7. Then add the coarse powder to bhindi and mix nicely.
    8. Your bhindi fry is ready. Serve hot with roti or rice.

    Benefits Of Bhindi Fry

    • Bhindi consists of carotenoids that help with a better version and is good for the eyes.
    • Also, Bhindi is low in calories and high in fibre. Therefore, it makes you feel full for a longer time and helps you lose weight.
    • Cumin seeds aid digestion by increasing the activity of digestive proteins and also reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
    • Cumin seeds also help keep the blood sugar level controlled and improve blood cholesterol.
    • Green chilli contains calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium, which help maintain bone health.
    • Moreover, green chillies act as an anti-depressant and stabilise mood.

    Tips For Bhindi Fry

    • Make sure you dry the bhindi properly with a cloth after washing with water. As little moisture also can make it slimy.
    • Most importantly, don’t over-stir bhindi as it will make them slimy.
    • Also, if you are using frozen okra then spread it on a kitchen tissue first so that the extra moisture is absorbed.
    • People with Irritable bowel syndrome should consume it as per the doctor’s recommendation only.

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    What Is Bhindi In English?

    Bhindi is commonly known in India. In English, it is known as Okra or Lady’s finger.

    How To Make Bhindi Masala?

    • In a small pan add some oil and along with it add cumin seeds. Then on low flame fry them for a minute until they begin to splutter.
    • Then add chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste (optional). Stir until they are golden brown. Then add tomatoes or tomato puree.
    • Now, finally add salt to taste, chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric and coriander powder.
    • Add some water to the same pan and stir the masala until properly cooked. Allow the water to completely dry. Your bhindi masala is ready.

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