Bendekai gojju recipe | How to make bhindi curry | Ladies finger masala curry

By Latha on July 19th, 2018

bendekai gojju recipe, bhindi curry

Bendekai gojju recipe or bhindi curry recipe explained with step by step pictures. Bendekai curry or ladies finger curry goes well with chapathi or roti. This is a very simple curry recipe prepared using ladies finger, tomato, onion, ginger, garlic and spices..Bendekai gojju or curry goes very well with rice or chapathi. This is a very tasty curry recipe using Lady's finger.

If you are looking for more Ladies finger recipes, then do check our bendekayi palya(ladies finger stir fry), bendekayi hasi kayirasa, bendekayi kayirasa, bendekayi palya - type 2 and Bendekayi sambar recipes.

My husband loves bendekai or Lady's finger. This is a very common vegetable in our house. One day I wanted to prepare a tasty curry for chapathi using Lady's finger. Then I adopted this recipe from my aloo-gobi recipe with slight modifications. The curry turned out to be super tasty. Now I keep preparing this often. So I thought, I will share this tasty okra curry recipe with you all.

If you are looking for more curry or gojju recipes for chapathi or rotti then do check my Zunka vadi, menthe palle or methi dal, ennegayi or stuffed brinjal, mixed veg curry, gorikayi kara or cluster beans curry, mixed veg sagu, hesaru kalu gojju or green gram curry and hagalakayi or bitter gourd curry recipes.

I have made a video on this recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

Bendekai gojju or bhindi curry recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/4 kg ladies finger or bendekai
  2. 1 big onion finely chopped
  3. 1/2 tsp jeera or cumin seeds
  4. 1 tsp red chili powder
  5. 1/4 tsp garam masala
  6. 1 tsp coriander or dhaniya powder
  7. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  8. 2 tbsp curd
  9. 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  10. 1 tbsp kasuri methi or dried methi leaves (optional)
  11. 2 tbsp cooking oil
  12. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for grinding:

  1. 2 - 4 cloves garlic
  2. 1cm length ginger
  3. 2 tomato chopped

Instructions for making bendekai gojju or bhindi curry:

  1. Rinse and chop the tomatoes. Next take the chopped tomatoes, ginger and garlic in a mixie jar.tomato, ginger and garlic for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  2. Grind them into a fine paste. Set it aside.tomato paste for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  3. Next heat a frying pan. Add in 2 tbsp of oil and chopped ladies finger.chopped ladies finger for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  4. Roast them until soft and keep it aside.roasted ladies finger for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  5. Next in the same frying pan heat 1 tbsp oil and add in 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.oil and cumin seeds for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  6. When the cumin seed splutters add in finely chopped onion.chopped onion for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  7. Fry until onion turn translucent.fried onion for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  8. Add in ground tomato+giner+garic paste. Fry for 2 minutes.ground paste for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  9. Add in dry spice powders like red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder. Also add in salt.spice powders for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  10. Mix it well and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.cooking bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  11. Add in 2 tbsp of curd and continue cooking for 2 more minutes.curd for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  12. Next add in roasted ladies finger. Give a quick mix.roasted ladies finger for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  13. Add in 1/2 cup of water (or as required) and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.water for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry
  14. At the end sprinkle coriander leaves, kasuri methi (optional) and switch off the stove. Serve it with roti or chapathi or rice.coriander leaves for bendekai gojju or bhindi curry

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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