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besan bhindi recipe, besan wali bhindi recipe
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Besan Bhindi Recipe | Besan Wali Bhindi Recipe

Rajasthani besan bhindi recipe is a delicious okra dry curry made with gram flour. This besan wali bhindi is a no onion, garlic and tomato recipe that is vegan too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, rajasthan
Servings: 3
Calories: 202kcal


  • 300 grams okra fresh and tender
  • 3 tablespoons gram flour besan OR chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and pat dry the okra thoroughly. Chop into 1″ vertical pieces.
  • Heat a kadai and add 2-3 teaspoons oil.Once hot temper with mustard,urad and asafoetida. Add curry leaves,turmeric powder,chilli powder and saute well for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped okra and just spread well.Mix just once to coat the spice powders.Let it cook in low flame for 20 minutes.
  • By now it would have cooked to some extent now add salt and mix once again and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Now add the gram flour and mix gently.Cook till the rawness of gram flour goes off and it is absorbed by okra and turns crisp
  • Serve hot with rice and kuzhambu.


Calories: 202kcal