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Stuffed okra (Bharil bhende)

Spicy okra stuffed with a spiced coconut powder.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 2 -3


  • 10 Okra Bhindi
  • 3/4 cup Dry coconut Khobra or kopra
  • 1 tea spn Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tea spn Cumin Jeera powder
  • 3/4 tea spn Sugar
  • 1 tea spn Chili powder
  • 1 tea spn Besan chick pea flour
  • Oil
  • Salt


  • Dry roast the coconut.
  • Powder it(powder should not be too smooth).
  • Mix all the remaining ingredients (except okra).
  • Remove the head (I didn't get a proper word here, so mentioned as 'head') of okra.
  • Put some slits keeping the other side intact.
  • Stuff them with the powder.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick or cast iron tava.
  • Keep the bhindis on it and fry on a very low flame.