Gujarati Bharela Bhinda nu Shaak

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x


Bharela Bhinda is a preparation of Bhinda (Okra) stuffed with Garlic Chutney and other dry spices. Crispy and Spicy texture of this curry makes it satisfying when paired with Fulka Roti or Chapati.



  • 250 grams Okra (Bhindi)
  • 2 TBSP Dhaniya/Coriander Powder
  • 0.5 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt as per your taste
  • 1/2 cups Fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 large Garlic Cloves
  • 4 tbsp Oil


  1. Cut the top head and the bottom tail of the Okra/Bhindi.
  2. Slit the okra/bhindi in between
  3. Take a Dish/Mixing bowl and add Coriander, Cumin, Red Chilli, Turmeric powder along with Fresh coriander leaves and 1 tbsp oil, mix all ingredients well
  4. Fill the mixed spices in between the slit okra/bhindi, leave some of the mixed spice for later
  5. Pre-Heat a Kadai/wok
  6. Add remaining 3 tbsp of oil
  7. Add chopped Garlic and saute them until light brown (it should not burn)
  8. Add the okra/bhindi and give it a good mix so the oil coats each Okra/Bhindi well
  9. Let it cook for 5-6 mins (do not add water or cover the lid)
  10. Give it a good mix and sprinkle left-over spices over it and give it a good mix.
  11. Cook it again for 4-5mins
  12. Check if the Okra/Bhindi is done, garnish with coriander and give it a final stir to serve it hot.

  • Category: Curry
  • Method: Stir-Fried Recipe
  • Cuisine: Indian


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 156 kcal
  • Sugar: 1.83 g
  • Sodium: 1752 mg
  • Fat: 13.96 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.181 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7.914 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.073 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.79 g
  • Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 1.73 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Bharela Bhinda, Bhareli Bhindi, Stuffed Okra, Bhinda Sambhariya, Stuffed Lady’s finger, Gujarati Bhindi