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bhindi tambuli recipe | bhindi raita recipe | okra raita

bhindi tambuli recipe | bhindi raita recipe | okra raita
Course side
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Servings


  • 5 - 6 medium sized okra / bhindi
  • 1 cup yogurt / curd
  • salt as required
  • 2 tbsp oil


  • 1 tsp ghee / coconut oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • pinch asafoetida/hing
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 - 2 red chilli


  • rinse the bhindi / okra in water well if it is too dirty. and wipe the bhindi off. else it will be sticky when you chop.
  • chop them into thin slices and keep aside. make sure there isn't trace of water on your chopping board or on knife.
  • heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry till they turn crispy and golden brown.
  • stir occasionally so as to uniformly fry. drain the fried bhindi on tissue paper.
  • now whisk the curd. make sure you have taken thick curd and it is not sour.
  • time to prepare tempering; heat the ghee add in mustard seeds, hing, cumin seeds and red chilli. fry till they splutter.
  • pour the tempering over whisked curd.
  • add in fried okras over the raita. serve bhindi raita immediately with plain rice or with dal -rice, veg pulao, bisi bele bath.