We all are making different type of bhindi(okra) but this is another tasty dish of bhindi.As name shows onion is dominating in this dish.

INGREDIENTS :Bhindi(lady fingers) 250 grams

Masalas for stuffings:

  • Coriander seeds 2 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Fenugreek seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

Masalas for gravy:

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoon
  • Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger+garlic paste 1 tablespoon
  • Tomato 1 chopped
  • Small onion or shallot 15 nos
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Fenugreek seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chilli slit 2 nos
  • Bay leaf 1
  • For garnishing :
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Grated ginger 1 tablespoon


  • Wash and pat dry lady fingers.Cut the head of lady fingers and make a slit in the middle of each,leaving one inch either end ,keep aside.
  • To make stuffing spices ,dry roast coriander,cumin,fennel and fenugreek seeds.After cooling make a coarse powder and mix with turmeric,chilli ,dry mango powder and salt.
  • Now stuff each lady fingers with spice powder.
  • Heat the oil in a non stick pan and shallow fry all the lady fingers,keep aside.
  • For the gravy ,heat the oil in a non stick pan,add bay leaf,green chillies and fenugreek seeds , sliced onion,then ginger garlic paste and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Now add all the powdered spices ,saute for 2 to 3 minutes,add tomatoes and salt,cook till tomatoes become softens.
  • Add small onions(may cut the onions into half) and saute for 5 minutes ,add 1/2 cup of water.Cook till the moisture evaporates.
  • Add fried lady fingers ,cover and cook for 2 minutes,turn off the flame