bhindi masala

Bhindi Masala Recipe

Bhindi Masala is a delicious North Indian curry flavouring fried okra with garlic and tomatoes. Watch Chef Navin make his special bhindi masala using Kohinoor Cooking Sauces so it’s quick to make but with lots of flavour. A perfect vegetarian treat that everyone will love.

bhindi masala



1 packet Kohinoor Adraki Bhuna
350g Okra
Oil for deep-frying
1 sliced red onion
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp sliced ginger
Bunch of coriander for garnish


  • Heat a deep saucepan with vegetable oil ready for deep-frying
  • Cut the okra into three different sections, removing the heads and ends
  • In a separate pan, heat 1 teaspoon of oil
  • Fry the cumin seeds
  • When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the red onions and sauté
  • When the oil is ready for deep-frying, add the okra
  • Add the Kohinoor Adraki Bhuna sauce to the red onions
  • Warm the sauce through and simmer gently
  • Fry the okra for 3-5 minutes so it still has a crunch
  • Drain the okra and add to the Kohinoor cooking sauce
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and ginger and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Serve the bhindi masala with plenty of coriander and enjoy

Top Tip

Never wash okra after you’ve cut it