How to Make Bhindi Ki Sabji at Home

Bhindi Ki Sabji
Bhindi Ki Sabji

Bhindi Ki Sabji

Bhindi ki sabji is a very famous Indian side dish made with bhindi known as ladies finger/okra, onions, tomatoes, garlic, powdered spices, and herbs.  This is a very easy and quick to make recipe, which goes well with roti, paratha, or with rice as a side dish.  This is a vegetarian recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 500 grams of bhindi (ladies finger/okra).
  • 1 medium-sized onion finely chopped.
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes finely chopped.
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds.
  • 1/4th tsp hing (asafoetida).
  • 8-10 garlic cloves finely chopped.
  • Finely chopped green chillies to taste.
  • Salt to taste.
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder.
  • Red chilli powder to taste.
  • ½ tsp garam masala.
  • 1 tsp coriander powder.
  • Some finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • ½ tsp cumin powder.
  • 2-3 tbsp of cooking oil.


  • Wash the ladies fingers well and pat dry them on a clean kitchen towel or tissue.
  • Chop the two ends of the ladies finger and discard them and then cut the ladies fingers into 1-2-inch length and keep them aside.
  • Take a pan or a kadai and turn on the flame.
  • When pan is hot, add 2-3 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  • When oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  • Add chopped garlic, chopped green chillies to taste, and hing.
  • Mix all these ingredients well and saute on a low to medium flame until garlic turns light golden in colour.
  • Add chopped onions and saute them on a medium to high flame until the onion turns translucent.
  • Add chopped bhindi and mix well.
  • Saute the bhindi on a medium flame for 4-5 minutes or until the sliminess of the bhindi goes away.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt to taste, red chilli powder to taste, cumin powder, and coriander powder, and mix all these ingredients well.
  • Cover the lid and cook the bhindi on a low to medium flame until bhindis are well cooked by stirring often.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Without covering the lid, saute the bhindi on a medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and transfer the bhindi ki sabji to a serving bowl and serve hot with roti, paratha, or with rice as a side dish.


You may increase or decrease the quantity of ingredients depending on your taste and for how many people you are making for.
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