Achari Bhindi Fry


Achari bhindi is a scrumptious dish made with crispy okras fried in pickled spices. It is one of the different ways to cook bhindi. It is easy to make and can be served with rice and rotis for lunch.

  • Easy
  • 4 person(s)
  • 15 Min


    • Okra1 kilogram
    • Oilfor deep frying
    • Tomato, chopped2-3
    • Garlic paste¼ teaspoon
    • Black mustard seeds½ teaspoon
    • Fennel seeds½ teaspoon
    • Mustard seeds½ teaspoon
    • Fenugreek seeds½ teaspoon
    • Cumin seeds½ teaspoon
    • Nigella seeds½ teaspoon
    • Saltto taste
    • Red chili powder½ tablespoon
    • Ground cumin½ teaspoon
    • Ground turmeric½ teaspoon
    • Aam Choor powder½ teaspoon
    • Yogurt½ cup
    • Green chili, chopped2-3
    • Fresh coriander,chopped
    • Green chilies


  • Heat oil in a wok. Deep fry okras until semi crunchy.
  • Place the fried okras on tissue to absorb excessive oil. Save for later use.
  • For achari masala: heat oil in a medium sized pot, add chopped tomatoes and sauté until tender.
  • Add ginger paste and stir well.
  • Mix together black mustard seeds, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, nigella seeds, salt, red chili powder, ground cumin, and ground turmeric until all the spices are well incorporated.
  • Further add khatai powder and yogurt. Mix and cover; simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the fried okra along with chopped green chilies, and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and green chilies and serve.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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