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Veg. Fry - Type II (Veg. Pakoda Fry)

- Submitted by Dahlia on 6th Nov 2008

(Ladiesfinger fry, Okra Fry, Vendakkai Fry, Bhindi Fry, Kovakai Fry, Ivygourd Fry, Tindoora Fry)

Bhindi Fry

Recipe For Vegetable Fry


  • Vegetable - 3/4 lb (sliced in an angle/ cut in circles - You can use ladies-finger, ivy gourd, bitter gourd, beans, broccoli, cauliflower, potato etc for this type of fry)
  • Onion - 1/4 (sliced) (For better taste use half a cup of onion pakoda or fried onions)
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Cashew nuts- 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Amchoor powder - 1 tsp (If you do not have amchoor powder, you can use little tamarind juice/ vinegar too.)
  • Chilly Powder - 1 tsp (or as needed)
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala - a pinch
  • Gram flour/ Rice flour - 4 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 1 strand 


  1. Mix the cut vegetable with onion slices, cashew pieces, amchoor powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, gram flour, garam masala, curry leaves and salt.
  2. Add few drops of water to mix if the mixture is too dry.
  3. Heat a non stick pan and splutter some mustard seeds.
  4. Turn the flame to high and when the oil is smoking hot, add the above mixture to it.
  5. Stir fry over high flame for 10 minutes or till the okra is nicely cooked and becomes crunchy.
  6. Serve this with rice and dal or with chapatti.

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Comments (5)

Person   ()
hi...thanks for all the lovely son n husband couldnt resist seeing the pics n r asking me to prepare ...i'll definitely try all of them...plz keep posting new non veg recepies...thanks
Person   ()
Hi Aaisha, Do try it. Will surely keep posting more and more new recipes.
Person   ()
looks really amazing by the description. will definitely give it a try and post on my blog
Person   ()
Sure do try it.
Person   ()
Wen to use garlic

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