Ladies finger cooked in the aroma of coriander seeds. I loved this recipe from Vahrehvah. I prepared this in N’s b’day party for a small crowd and it was a super hit. N likes anything prepared in Ladies Finger. He liked this and often bugs me to prepare this.

Kadai Bhendi / Kadai Ladies Finger

Kadai Bhindi / Kadai Ladies Finger
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Serves: 2
  • Bhendi/ Ladies Finger - 15 nos
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds - 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Big Onion - 1 cup
  • Turmeric - ¼ tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 strand
  • Green Chillies - 4
  • Tomato - 2 ( Medium )
  • Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder - 2 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder - 1 tsp
  • Capsicum/ Bell Pepper (Desired colors) - 1 cup
  • Garam Masala Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Coriander Leaves - 4 tbsp
  1. Cut Ladies Finger into small pieces and fry them in the little oil till it is half cooked and the stickiness is gone. Grid Coriander Seed in blender into coarse.
  2. Chop Onion, capsicum, coriander leaves.
  1. In a pan add Oil, Cumin Seeds and Ground Coriander Seeds and fry for 3 or 4 seconds. Add Chopped Onion ,little salt and fry till it is translucent. Add turmeric. ginger garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell from ginger garlic paste leaves. Add Curry leaves, green chili and chopped Tomatoes.
  2. Add Coriander powder, Cumin powder and Red chili powder and fry for 3 min till the tomato is cooked. Add Chopped Bell Pepper, Coriander Leaves and mix it. Add fried okra and cook for about 5 min in a slow flame till the Ladies Finger is cooked well. Finally add the Garam masala & mix well.
  1. Use a Iron wok for better taste.

(*)  This is a good combo for Chapathi. Recipe from Vahrehvah.