Dhaba style Spicy Okra | Bhindi Masala Curry | How to make Dhaba Style Bhindi Masala

Curries | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 5 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Servings 4


  • 250 gms Okra/Ladies Fingers pieces
  • 5 tbsps Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 cup Chopped Onions (Two Onions)
  • 1 cup Tomato Paste (Two Tomatoes)
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 pinches Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Mirchi Powder
  • Salt


  1. Heat 2 tbsp Oil and add Okra pieces and fry till they turn dark. Set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add 3 tbsp of Oil and roast Cumin and Mustard seeds.
  3. Add thinly chopped onions and fry till they turn light golden. While the Onions are changing color, add curry leaves.
  4. When Onions change color, add Ginger Garlic paste, rest of the spices, Salt, Mirchi Powder, Garam masala, Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, and others and fry till Oil separates.
  5. Add Tomato paste and cook until oil separates.
  6. After the Oil rises to the surface, add the Bhindi pieces and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove from fire when Oil separates.
  7. This Bhindi Masala Curry goes well with Rice and Rotis.