Bhindi-Carrot Fry


Bhindi-Carrot Fry

Bhindi with grated carrot and nuts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 4 people


Grind the following ingredients to a powder:-

  • 1 tbsp Dhalia Pottukadala
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds Jeerakam
  • 1 no Red chilli
  • 1 no Clove Grambu
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon Karugapatta


  • Wash the bhindi and pat dry them in towel and leave them for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour, cut them into rounds or rings of 5-7mm thickness.
  • In a bowl, mix together salt, garm masala powder, turmeric powder, gram flour, chilly powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
  • To it, add bhindi, 1/4th bunch of pat dried coriander leaves and toss well.
  • Deep fry these in oil and place them on paper towel so that excess oil is absorbed.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds followed by black gram, Bengal gram, cumin seeds, roasted peanuts & cashews, curry leaves and coriander leaves one by one.
  • Fry them covered for 1 - 2 mins on a medium flame.
  • :- Take care not to burn the seasoning.
  • Add julienned onion and saute for 3 - 4 mins.
  • Add the grated carrot and saute for 5 more mins.
  • Add the deep fried bhindi to this and cook covered medium flame for 3 - 4 mins.
  • Add the prepared masala powder and stir well so that it is coated well.
  • Finally switch off the stove and garnish with coriander and curry leaves and leave the curry covered for 5 more mins.
  • :- Never over toss the bhindi. It will turn soggy. :- You can adjust spicyness according to ur taste. :- U can also alternately fry these bhindis in 2 - 3 tbsp of oil and then add to the seasoned and fried onion-carrot mixture and garnish with masala and grated coconut.
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