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bhindi do pyaza

Bhindi Do Pyaza ( Okra Onions Stir Fry)

This restaurant-style bhindi do pyaza is flavorful, delicious, and simple to make. It goes well with roti or paratha or jeera rice or ghee rice. Vegan and Gluten-free dish.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Curries, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Pavani


  • Bhindi/okra -250 grams
  • Onion - 1 medium cut into cubes
  • Cumin seeds - 1Tsp
  • Onion - 1 medium chopped
  • Red chilli powder - 2 Tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 Tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ½ Tsp
  • Dry red chillies - 2
  • Tomato - 1 medium chopped
  • Curry leaves a handful
  • Oil - 3 to 4 Tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves a handful


  • Wash the okra thoroughly and pat dry them.
  • Cut into 1-inch pieces and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with 2 tablespoon of oil, add the okra and fry for 8-10 minutes on medium-high heat until the okra turns light brown colour.
  • Transfer them into a bowl and keep them aside.
  • Now chop one medium onion into cubes and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add 1 tablespoon of oil followed by cubed onions and saute for few minutes until they change their colour slightly.
  • Remove the fried onions into a bowl and keep them aside.
  • Then heat the same pan again 2 tablespoon of oil, once it is hot add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
  • Add the chopped onions, dry red chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and fry for 3-5 minutes.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder,garam masala and required salt and saute without burning the masala.
  • Then add ¼ water and mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • After that add the fried okra and stir well, then add the fried onion cubes and mix well and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
  • Finally, switch off the heat and add chopped coriander leaves


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