Indian Recipe: Dahi Wali Bhindi

dahi wali bhindi


  • Bhindi (okra/ladies fingers) 1/2 kg
  • Onions chopped, 1 /2 cup
  • Coriander leaves chopped, 1 Tbsp
  • Skim yoghurt 1/4 cup
  • Cooking oil 2 tsp
  • Water 1/2 cup


  • Red chilli powder. 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam masala 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger 1/2 inch root or 1 tsp paste
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin (jeera) 1/4 tsp


  1. Wash bhindies and cut them into small pieces.
  2. Take 1/2 of onions and grind with ginger and spices. Add this to yoghurt. Add some water and mix well to make a paste.
  3. Heat a non sticking skillet and pour oil. When oil becomes hot add the remaining onions. Fry on medium heat till the onions turn light brown, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add the yoghurt paste. Fry for 5-7 minutes while stirring. This will result into a mesh texture separating oil.
  5. Add bhindies, mix well, Add remaining water and cover it with a lid. Let it cook for about 5 minute on medium heat. Remove from flame and sprinkle coriander leaves.