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Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe | Stuffed Okra Fry Recipe | Bharwa Bhindi Masala | Gujarati Okra Recipe

Bhindi Sambhariya Recipe is a preparation of tender okras, stuffed with sesame, peanut, coconut & coriander mixture & then slow cooked to perfection.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian (Gujarati)
Servings: 3 to 4
Author: Padma


  • 1/4 kg tender Okras Bhindi
  • 1 Tablespoons oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Asafoetida
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • For stuffing:
  • 1 teaspoon ginger green chilli paste
  • ½ Tablespoon roasted Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon roasted Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Pinch garam masala powder
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh coconut grated
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely powdered peanuts
  • ½ Tablespoon white sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar or jaggery or white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Amchur powder or lemon juice
  • ½ cup fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ½ Tablespoon oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash okras, pat dry well and trim both the ends. Make a slit in centre along the length.
  • In a bowl add all the dry ingredients listed under "for stuffing" and mix well. To this, add oil and coriander. Mix well to combine and adjust salt.
  • Stuff all the okras with prepared stuffing.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • Add asafoetida and curry leaves. Sauté for a few seconds and then add in the stuffed okras.
  • Spread them around the pan in a single layer.
  • After 2 to 3 minutes add any left over stuffing and cook on low medium heat turning them occasionally.
  • Turn off the heat once done and serve with roti or rice.


1. Adjust spice levels to suit your taste.
2. Do not close the pan with a lid while frying.