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Bhendi Sabji



Bhendi Sabji is a popular Indian dish made with okra (also known as bhendi or ladies' fingers). It is a simple yet flavorful dish that is often served as a side dish with roti or rice. The okra is cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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kg bhendi (okra)



2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/2 teaspoon

fenugreek powder

1/2 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and dry the bhendi. Cut off the ends and slit them lengthwise.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. When they start to splutter, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, amchur powder, fenugreek powder and asafoetida.

Step 3:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté till they become soft.

Step 6:

Add the bhendi and mix well.

Step 7:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 9:

When the bhendi is cooked, add the chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 10:

Serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 20870 users have chowed down on Bhendi Sabji a whopping 37660 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata are the top 5 cities gobbling up Bhendi Sabji like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bhendi Sabji, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Bhendi Sabji is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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