Bhindi Ki Sazbi


This Bhindi Ki Sazbi with tomatoes and onions make for a delicious vegetarian dinner.

How to Make Bhindi Ki Sazbi


  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
  • 2 green chilli, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ kg ladyfinger/okra/bhindi
  • Water, as required
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Coriander, for garnish


  1. Wash the ladyfinger or bhindi well. Let it drain in a colander, and dry out completely.
  2. Cut the ends of the ladyfinger and then slice into rounds. Don’t wash the ladyfinger after it has been cut.
  3. Heat the oil in a pot on medium heat.
  4. Add cumin seeds, and cook for a few seconds till they splutter.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste, followed by green chilli and tomatoes. Cook till tomatoes are soft.
  6. Add turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Cook for 1-2 minutes and then add ladyfinger.
  7. Mix together and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add water, and turn heat to low. Cover with a lid, and then cook on low heat till the ladyfinger is cooked through.
  9. Add lemon juice and a handful of chopped coriander. Mix and serve hot with roti.
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