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Bhendi Subji



Bhendi Subji is a popular Indian dish made with okra, onions, tomatoes, and spices. It is a dry dish that is usually served as a side dish with roti or rice. Bhendi Subji is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of okra, as it is low in calories and high in fiber.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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fresh bhendi (okra)

1 lb

large onion, chopped


cloves garlic, minced


cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chili powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

vegetable oil

1/4 cup

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Wash and dry the bhendi. Cut off the tops and tails and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.

Step 2:

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and let them sizzle for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add the onions and garlic and sauté until the onions are soft and lightly browned.

Step 4:

Add the bhendi and stir to combine.

Step 5:

Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Stir to combine.

Step 6:

Cover the skillet and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7:

Uncover the skillet and cook for an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the bhendi is cooked through.

Step 8:

Add salt to taste and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 17259 users have chowed down on Bhendi Subji a whopping 28530 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 Subji like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bhendi Subji, our users are head over heels in june, but the interest cools down in july.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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