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bhindi pakora recipe
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bhindi pakora recipe | okra fritters | bende gatti baje recipe

easy bhindi pakora recipe | okra fritters | bende gatti baje recipe
Course snacks
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 10 bhindi / okra / lady finger
  • 2 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • few curry leaves chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • ¾ cup besan / gram flour
  • ¼ cup rice flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying


  • firstly, clean and wipe the bhindi well making sure there is no moisture before chopping finely.
  • further add 2 green chilli, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves, ½ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder and pinch of hing.
  • also add ¾ cup besan, ¼ cup rice flour and ½ tsp salt.
  • combine all the ingredients well without adding any water.
  • also squeeze the bhindi well to release moisture and make dough moist.
  • now take a small ball sized dough and drop into hot oil.
  • make sure to spread the dough and not pile up one over another.
  • fry on medium flame stirring occasionally.
  • also fry till the pakodas turn crisp and golden brown for approximately 15 minutes.
  • finally, serve crispy bhindi pakoda with green chutney along with masala tea.