Kurkuri Bhindi

60 minutes
Prep: 40 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes


250 gms lady finger/ bhindi / भिंडी

salt to taste / नमक स्वाद अनुसार

½ tsp red chilli powder / लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp coriander powder / धनिया पाउडर

½ tsp cumin powder / ज़ीरा पाउडर

1 tbsp dry mango powder / अमचूर पाउडर

½ tsp chaat masala / चाट मसाला

¼ cup gram flour / बेसन

2 tbsp rice flour / चावल का आटा

Salt to taste / नमक स्वाद अनुसार

1 tsp chaat masala / चाट मसाला


  • Wash the bhindi completely and wipe them dry with paper towel.
  • Slice them into one by 4 vertically.
  • Sprinkle turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder, chaat masala powder and salt on bhindi one by one.
  • Mix the bhindi well with these masalas. Sprinkle gram flour and rice flour on top of the bhindi and make sure the bhindi is well coated.
  • Marinate the bhindi with this spice mix for an hour.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadhai to deep-fry the bhindi.
  • Fry the bhindi till crisp and golden brown.
  • Drain the excess oil on an absorbent paper.
  • Sprinkle chaat masala and serve hot.

Note: Kurkuri Bhindi can be served as it is or even with a bowl of curd and some rotis on side.