Stuffed Okra - Bharli Bhendi

Maharastrian style stuffed okra (bharli bhendi) recipe.


Cooking Time : 30 minutes
Servings :  2 - 3

Ingredients : 
  • Okra (Bhendi, Ladyfinger, bhindi) - 250gms
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp

Stuffing :
  • Grated coconuts (fresh) - 1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Goda masala
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
Recipe :
  1. Wash bhendi and wipe them off. Let them dry
  2. Slit them vertically, do not cut into halves.
  3. Heat a pan and dry roast sesame seeds and coconut. Fry till coconut turn into golden brown colour.
  4. Grind roasted peanuts, coconut and sesame to a powder.
  5. Keep it in a bowl and add other ingredients mentioned under 'Stuffing'.
  6. Mix it well. This is your stuffing.
  7. Now put the stuffing in each bhendi. 
  8. Heat oil in a pan and add turmeric powder,curry leaves and red chilli powder. 
  9. Add stuffed bhendi. 
  10. Add remaining stuffing mixture, if left.
  11. Mix well. Fry until bhendi becomes brown and crispy. 
  12. Once done, flip the bhendi and fry from another side. Keep turning them until they get fry from all the sides.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with dal and rice, phulka, roti.



Stuffed Okra - Bharli Bhendi Stuffed Okra - Bharli Bhendi Reviewed by Prajakta Patil on November 26, 2016 Rating: 5

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