Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Okra)

Kurkuri bhindi

Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe

Ingredients(Serves 4)

1. Bhindi / okra – 20 – 25

2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

    Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

    Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

    Lemon juice – 3/4 tsp

    Salt – To taste

    Ajwain / aymodakam – 1/2 tsp

3. Besan / kadalamavu / chickpea flour – 2 tbsp

    Rice flour – 2  tbsp


1. Wash the okra well and pat dry. Slice them lengthwise and cut into very thin slices. Transfer to a deep bowl and toss them lightly. Remove the okra seeds that settle at the bottom.

2. Marinate them with ingredients numbered 2 for at least 10 – 15 minutes.

3. Sprinkle chickpea flour and rice flour and toss well.

4. Heat oil over medium-high heat and deep-fry the okra slices in 2 – 3 batches, for 4 – 5 minutes until golden brown and crispy. Remove them to a paper towel. You can have it with rice and other side-dishes or as a snack..



Kurkuri bhindi

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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  • Just this today… Came out really crispy. But instead of lime juice, I added amchur powder and sprinkled chat masala after frying. Tasted great 🙂

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