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Bhindi Batata Sabzi

I cannot stop raving about this dish. #Okra, Lady's finger, #Gumbo or #Bhindi(as we call it in India) is a rich source of potassium, Vitamin C, has fiber and rich in Vitamin K. When coupled with potatoes, it's a match made in vegetable heaven. So are you ready to prepare this delicious dish?

Bhindi Batata Sabzi


  • 250 gms bhindi, washed, towel dried and cut into pieces

  • 1 tbsp sesame Oil or coconut oil

  • 1tsp Cumin

  • 1 smal onion chopped

  • 1-2 green chillies slit

  • 3-4 garlic pods chopped

  • 1/2 inch ginger chopped

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1 large potato chopped

  • 1 Tomato chopped

  • 1tsp Aamchur powder OR Juice of 1 lime

  • 1/2 tsp sugar

  • 3-4 sprigs of coriander leaves

  • Salt to taste

- Take a big pan.

- Heat oil and add the chopped Okra to it.

- Sauté for 5-8 minutes till it turns a bit brown. Keep aside.

- In the same pan, add 1 tbsp of oil add Cumin and let it splutter.

- Add the chopped onion and sauté till golden brown

- Now throw in the chillies, ginger and garlic. make sure all three cook well

- Once done add the chopped potato

- Add the turmeric, Garam masala and salt to taste.

- Splash a bit of water and cover it and cook.

- Keep checking to ensure the potatoes do not burn.

- Once the potato mixture is cooked add in the browned Okra, garam masala and tomato.

- Cook for two to three minutes.

- Add coriander, a pinch of sugar, Aamchur powder or Lime juice and mix well.

Serve hot with rice or rotis.


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