Kurkure bindi

Preparation Time : 30 mins Cooking Time : 15 mins Serves : 4

Karakuri bhindi recipe is one of the easiest Indian starters recipes, The Bhindis (Okra) is lightly coated and marinated in a mixture of Besan (Gram Flour) and Indian spices. These coated Bhindis (Okra) are then deep-fried so that they become crispy. Kurkuri Bhindi can be enjoyed as a side dish with Rice or Indian Bread like Roti or Paratha.



Lady’s finger – 500 gms

Gram flour – 1/2 cup

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp powdered

Coriander – 1 tsp

Cumin powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Dry mango powder – 1/2 tsp

Chaat masala – 1/2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Lemon juice or vinegar  – 1 tsp

Oil – 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry



Rinse the Okra (Bhindi) with water and dry it completely. Remove the top & bottom ends and slit each Okra lengthwise into four thin pieces.


Add Turmeric Powder (Haldi), Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala, Coriander Powder (Dhania), Amchur (Dry Mango Powder), Chaat Masala, Salt and Hing (Asafoetida), toss well


add oil -1 tsp, toss once again, add lemon juice, Mix all the ingredients to completely coat the Bhindi with Besan and all the spices.


Heat 2-3 tablespoons oil in a pan and fry the Bhindi in batches. Take only a small number of Bhindi in each batch and keep adding more oil as needed. Fry the Okra till it’s crispy.


Kurkuri Bhindi is ready. You can sprinkle some Chaat Masala on top if you want. Enjoy it hot either plain or along with any Indian Bread and Dal or Raita.



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