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Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe – Crispy Bhindi Fry Recipe

Kurkuri bhindi or crisyp okra fry with step by step pictures.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Radhika


  • Bhindi or Okra - 200 gms
  • Besan or chickpea flour - 3 tbsp
  • Rice flour – 3 tsp
  • red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Chaat masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted Cumin powder – 2 pinch
  • Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – for deep frying


  • Wash and dry the okra completely. There should not be any moisture present. Trim the edges.
  • Cut the okra lengthwise and further slit them cross wise. Sprinkle chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, salt, 2 tsp oil and toss well. Let it rest for 5 mins.
  • Sprinkle besan, rice flour and asafetida over the okra slivers and once again toss well making sure it generously coats all the bhindi.
  • Heat a pan with oil for deep frying. When the oil is sufficiently hot, drop the okra pieces in batches and cook it is roasted crisp and golden brown.
  • Drain onto a kitchen paper to absorb excess oil and continue with the rest of okra.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup.