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Bhindi Fry | Okra sauteed with onions and spices (vegan, gluten-free, paleo, healthy, 7 ingredients)

Okra sauteed with onions and spices. A healthy and flavorful Indian dish.
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Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cuisine Indian
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Nisha @ honeywhatscooking


  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 small-medium onion chopped
  • 7 handfuls okra chopped horizontally
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp mango powder amchoor


  • Wash the okra and make sure it is completely dry. You don't want wet okra to prevent it from getting stringy.</br></br>
  • Slice the ends off.</br></br>
  • Chop the okra horizontally. Set aside.</br></br>
  • Chop the onions. Set aside.</br></br>
  • Heat a wok/skillet on medium heat, once hot, add oil, and then add the onions.</br></br>
  • Saute the onions until they are slightly golden, about 3 minutes. Stir in between.</br></br>
  • Add the okra. Stir.</br></br>
  • Add salt after a couple minutes. Cook the okra for 8-10 minutes stirring in between.</br></br>
  • This is what you should have.</br></br>
  • Now add the spices... turmeric, cumin, coriander, and red chili powder. Stir well.</br></br>
  • Lower the heat to dial 2, cover with a lid and let the okra cook for another 15 minutes. Stir in between.</br></br>
  • This is what you should have after 15 minutes.</br></br>
  • Add mango powder. Stir. Turn off the stove.</br></br>
  • Serve with roti/naan and raita.</br></br>


* For Low-Carb, skip the roti/naan.
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