Achari Bhindi is a tangy and spicy okra curry which pairs perfect with any Indian bread or rice. It has a special achari masala or pickle masala added to it which gives it a very unique flavour. Here is how to make achari bhindi recipe.

Achari Bhindi Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 194 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Achari Bhindi is a tangy and spicy okra curry which pairs perfect with any Indian bread or rice. It has a special achari masala or pickle masala added to it which gives it a very unique flavour. Here is how to make achari bhindi recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Mustard Oil
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 500 g Bhindi Cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Grated
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Slit into half
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt Whiskd with 1 tbsp maida
  • 2 tbsp Achari Masala
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds Crushed
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Mango Pickle Masala
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

Instructions

  1. Heat 1/4 cup mustard oil in a pan.

  2. Add bhindi and fry until slightly browned.

  3. Remove on a plate.

  4. Add 2 tbsp oil in the pan.

  5. Add onion and fry until slightly browned.

  6. Add ginger garlic paste and fry until onion turns nicely brown.

  7. Add tomato and green chillies and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  8. Now add yogurt whisked with maida and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  9. Add achari masala, crushed coriander seeds, red chilli powder, dry mango powder and salt and fry until oil starts to separate from the sides of the pan.

  10. Add 1 cup of water and bring the curry to a boil.

  11. Now add the fried bhindi and cook for 4-5 minutes.

  12. Add mango pickle masala with oil, kasuri methi and lemon juice and mix well.

  13. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Always wash the okra and wipe them well before cutting.

You can skip adding lemon juice if the curry is already too tangy for you.

 

Nutrition Facts
Achari Bhindi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 392mg11%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 929IU19%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.