achari dahi bhindi recipe

Achari dahi bhindi recipe is a spicy pickle base gravy which goes well with roti or phulkas. Easy to make gravy and it does not need much of preparation.

Okra / Ladies finger – 25 nos
Ginger – 2 teaspoon
Tomatoes -1 cup
Yogurt – ¼ cup
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Chilli powder – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – ¾ tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Asafoetida – 1/8 tsp
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt as req
Water – ¼ cup

For dry roasting and grinding to powder:
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dry roast both the ingredients till golden brown and grind to coarse powder.

Wash, wipe dry and cut the ladies finger into lengthy pieces.

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute the ladies finger in it for 10 minutes or until it becomes slightly brown.  Set aside.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan add ginger and saute well. Add tomato and cook until it becomes soft and the mixture starts to leaves oil.

In the mean time, in a small bowl whisk together the yogurt, turmeric powder, roasted powder, chilli powder, asafoetida, coriander powder and salt and set aside.

Add the ladies finger and the yogurt spice mixture to the tomato mixture and cook for 2 minutes or till they blend well with the spices.

Serve hot with chapathi or any other Indian bread.


  1. Bharathy says

    Hi, tried your recipe in US. Was a hit there. Trying it today again in India. Both my sons enjoyed. Simple at the same time very delicious. Tks for the recipe

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