Fried Lady Finger/Okra – A Deliciously Crunchy Dish!

15 minutes
4-5 servings

Fried Lady Finger (or Bhindi) is a popular Nepali dish that is full of flavor and texture. It is easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients like lady finger, onion, fenugreek, thyme seed, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala and vegetable oil. This crunchy dish takes 15 minutes to cook and can be served for 4-5 people. It makes for a mouthwatering accompaniment with rice or roti! Let's see how to make it.
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- 500 gms lady finger/ okra (ramtoriya/ bhindi) - 2 onions (sliced) - Few fenugreek and thyme seed - 1/4 table spoon turmeric powder - 1/4th tea spoon red chili powder - ½ tea spoon cumin powder - ½ tea spoon coriander powder - ½ tea spoon garam masala - Salt to taste - 2 table spoons vegetable oil


1. Cut the lady finger in circular shapes (before cutting wash the lady finger properly, don’t wash after it is cut) 2. Heat a pan and add vegetable oil in it when oil is hot add fenugreek and thyme seed into it 3. Turn those two golden brown add the lady fingers 4. Stir it properly; add salt and turmeric powder (you may add turmeric powder when the oil is hot too) 5. Let it cook uncovered in medium heat for about 10 minutes 6. Slowly lady finger turn smaller and crunchy 7. When all these pieces looks crunchy add coriander powder, Garam masala powder and cumin powder 8. Stir it properly and add the red chili powder 9. Let it cook for 5 more minutes
Fried Lady Finger/Okra is an easy-to-make delicious Nepali dish. With just a few simple ingredients, this crunchy dish can be served with roti or rice as a mouthwatering accompaniment. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the unique flavor combination of garlic, cumin, and coriander!


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