Bhindi Do Pyaza is a spicy Indian dish made from Bhindi (Okra) and Onions. The words 'Do Pyaza' ('Do' means two and 'Pyaza' means onion) mean that double the amount of onions are added in this dish.
This dish not only tastes delicious but is also simple and easy to make. Bhindi Do Pyaza is quite popular as a restaurant dish.
The use of generous amount of sautéed sliced onions accompanied by tempered spices greatly transforms the taste of fried Bhindi (Okra) and makes this dish as one of the best Bhindi (Okra) preparations.
Bhindi Do Pyaza suits very well as a side dish with Rotis or Indian Breads and even Rice. You can have it with Paranthas during breakfast or enjoy it during lunch/dinner. This dish goes very well on the side of Dal and Raitas, specially Boondi Raita.
To make Bhindi Do Pyaza at home take a look at the video or follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
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Category: Main Course
Nutrition (per serving)
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Ingredients For Bhindi Do Pyaza Recipe
- 500 Gram Okra (Bhindi)
- 2 Large Onions
- 1-2 Green Chillies (Hari Mirch)
- ~1/2 Inch Piece of Ginger
- 2-3 Cloves of Garlic
- 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
- 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
- 2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
- 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)
- 1 Teaspoon Salt, or according to taste
- 1 Tablespoon Oil
Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Bhindi Do Pyaza Recipe
Heat some oil in a pan and add Cumin Seeds to it. Roast the Cumin Seeds for a few seconds till they start to splutter.
Add some thinly sliced onions to the pan. Also add ginger, garlic and green chilli paste. Saute for 3-4 minutes till the onions start looking translucent.
Add chopped Okra (Bhindi) to the pan and mix with the onions. You can chop the Bhindi into small pieces or long slices. Make sure to let the Bhindi dry thoroughly before chopping it, otherwise it will become sticky.
Add Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder (Dhaniya Powder), Garam Masala, Dry Mango Powder (Amchur) and Salt.
Fold the Okra and Onions along with the spices to mix everything well.
Then cover with the pan with a lid and cook the vegetables on a medium flame.
It will take around 15-20 minutes for the Okra to be completely cooked. Keep stirring it occasionally in between. Turn off the heat when the Bhindi is cooked and turns a darker shade of green.