Bhindi Ki Karhi Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Bhindi250 Gram (Ladyfinger)
 Ghee1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seed1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1 Teaspoon
 Red chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Beaten curd250 Gram
 Aniseed1 Teaspoon (Freshly Roasted And Ground)
 Coriander powder1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 77 Calories from Fat 26

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g7.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg

Sodium 42.4 mg1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g14.1%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 25.3%

Calcium 16% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Remove the head and tail of each Bhindi .
2 Rub with a wet cloth to clean it.
3 Slit lengthwise from the center.

4 In a bowl, combine all the spices.
5 Add a little water to make a thick paste.
6 Fill each bhindi using this paste.
7 In a thick bottom pan, put enough ghee and heat.
8 Add in the bhindis and fry lightly.
9 Cook, covered for some time.
10 When cooked, transfer to a plate.
11 In a bowl, beat the curd vigorously.
12 In a pan, heat some water and bring it to boiling point.
13 Add the beaten curd to it, stirring with a spatula.
14 You may add some besan (gramflour) if you like.
15 When the water and curd solution begins to boil vigorously, lower the heat and allow to simmer.
16 Add in the prepared bhindis.
17 Cook until the bhindis are tender.
18 In a shallow pan, lightly roast asafoetida and cumin seeds, in liberal quantity of ghee.
19 Add to the bhindis.
20 Season with Salt and Chillies

21 Serve it hot with Rice or Chapatis.