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How to make Ladies finger fry or Bhindi Fry or Vendaikai Poriyal North Indian Style Recipe

Updated on April 25, 2016
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Tasty Ladies finger fry or Bhindi Fry or Vendaikai Poriyal
Tasty Ladies finger fry or Bhindi Fry or Vendaikai Poriyal

Bhindi Fry Recipe

4.5 stars from 4 ratings of Bhindi Fry

Recipe Introduction

Dear Reader,

Ladies finger fry or Bhindi Fry or Vendaikai Poriyal is a starter which is very tasty and spicy.Mostly this dish is made in Rajasthan and called as Rajasthani Bhindi fry.I have tried it out and given you the method of preparing Bhindi fry.Taste it and enjoy it.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves four people


  • 250 gm Ladyfingers
  • 3 teaspoons Bengal gram flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 teaspoons Coriander powder, (Dhania Powder)
  • 6 teaspoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 teaspoons Rice flour


  1. Rinse and wipe the ladyfingers.
  2. Snip off the two ends and cut on one side.
  3. Combine Bengal gram flour,coriander powder, chilli powder,rice flour and turmeric powder in a bowl, mix well.
  4. Add salt and a tbsp of oil to it.
  5. Fill this masala into the ladyfingers, set aside.
  6. In a frying pan heat up 3 tbsp of oil and place all the filled ladyfingers one by one.
  7. Then 2 tea spoon of oil evenly on every pieces.
  8. Turn them upside down after few minutes to fry them well.
  9. Cover and fry till they are cooked, stirring occasionally.
  10. Uncover and stir fry until the ladyfingers are crunchy.


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      Ravi and Swastha 4 years ago from London, Canada

      Hi Shofarcall,

      Sure you are welcome. More recipes to come down the line. Thanks for your comments !



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      shofarcall 4 years ago

      Hello choosetolive,

      I love Indian food and am very familiar with Ayurvedic cooking so I am very happy to find your site and am looking forward to trying some of your recipes here. I will comment when I do. Voted up and following

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      Ravi and Swastha 5 years ago from London, Canada

      No worries. Soon we would post it for you. Keep watching our other recipes as well, which might be of your interest.

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      yummy! I love curries with ladyfinger. Do you have the recipe? Voted useful