Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Aloo Bhindi Sabzi Recipe-Potato Lady's Finger Curry-How to make Aloo Bhindi Fry

This is a very popular North Indian (Punjabi) dry sabji prepared with potatoes and lady's finger. This sabji can be served as a side dish for rice, roti, parathas and can be used as a stuffing for chapati rolls. Today we will learn how to make Aloo Bhindi Fry/sabji following this easy recipe.

Aloo Bhindi masala-Aloo Bhindi Sabzi

Aloo Bhindi Subzi-Aloo Bhindi Curry

Aloo Bhindi Subzi-Aloo Bhindi Curry

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 30 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish
 Recipe CuisineIndian-Punjabi

   Ingredients needed

   Onion - 1 cup thinly sliced
   Green chilli - 1 slit
   Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
   Potato - 3/4 cup medium sized pieces
   Lady's finger - 18-20 medium ones
   Salt as needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
   Coriander powder - 2 tsp
   Chilli powder -1 tsp
   Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 2 tbsp- 2 1/2 tbsp
   Cumin seeds/jeera - 1 tsp

how to make aloo bhindi sabzi


Wash and wipe lady's finger well with a clean kitchen towel. This step is important to prevent the lady's finger from getting sticky while cooking. Discard the head and the tail and cut lady's finger into 2 inch pieces.

Thinly slice onions. Wash, peel the skin and cut potatoes into medium sized pieces.


Heat 1-1 1/2 tbsp of oil and saute lady's finger adding a little salt (uncovered) until they brown slightly. Keep it aside.

In a separate pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil, add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add sliced onions and green chilli.

Saute until onions turn golden brown, then add ginger garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

Add cubed potatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt needed and cook covered until potatoes are half done. Stir in between to prevent it from getting burnt.

Then add the sauteed lady's finger, garam masala powder, mix well and cook covered on low flame stirring from time to time until it is well cooked. Check for salt.

Delicious aloo bhindi sabzi is ready to be served as a side dish for chapati or rice.

More Ladies finger recipes 

Stuffed Lady's finger 

South Indian Lady's finger curry 

Bhindi Masala (Punjabi style)

Vendakkai Puli Kootu 

Vendakkai Thayir pachadi 

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  1. Looks yummy. Love the combination of potato and okra.

  2. Tasty and tempting aloo bhindi subzi.

  3. very inviting aloo bhindi subzi. Very healthy

  4. Awesome one.. Gonna try this for tonite's dinner. Step wise pic is very helpful.

  5. Dear Padhu, I am keen follower. There is another variation Sindhi style where stir fried Bhindi is cooked with onions and tomato and goes well with roti. Talk to some Sindhi friend and add to your great website. I do not have the recipe but tasted once at a restaurant.

  6. Fantastic combo, an excellent side dish for curd rice.

  7. Hi Padhu, I tried this with jeera rice... Excellent combo...

  8. I tried this recipe .it s vry tasty thank you

  9. Superb and tasted yummy.. thank u


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