Achari Bhendi

Achari Bhendi

Achari Bhendi

Achari Bhendi is cooked with the spices of a pickle. The tangy flavor of pickle is liked by everyone irrespective of age. This recipe is cooked in no time. So let’s start making Achari Bhendi.


Bhendi/Okra- 250 grams

Oil- 1/2 cup

Lemon juice- 2 tsp

Cumin Seeds-1 tsp

Coriander Seeds- 1 tsp

Fennel Seeds- 1 tsp

Dry Red Chilies – 4 -5

Fresh Ginger and Garlic-1/2″ Ginger 1 Tbsp Garlic finely chopped 

Onions- 2 medium thinly sliced

Salt- 1 tsp

Chat Masala-1 tsp

Coriander powder- 1 tsp

Mango powder (Amchur powder)- 1 tsp

Cumin powder -1 tsp

Red Chilli powder- 1 tsp

Red chilli flakes – 1 tsp

Garam Masala -1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Curd- 2 Tbsp

Tomatoes – 2 small


  • Wash Bhendi/Okra and wipe them with a clean kitchen towel. Cut into three pieces in each bhendi. Set aside.


  1. Take a pan heat oil and fry the chopped bhendi on a medium flame. Add lemon juice to avoid stickiness. Take it out and set aside.
  2. In the same oil add cumin, coriander, fennel seeds, dry red chilies fry for a minute.
  3. Add chopped ginger and garlic fry for 30 seconds and add sliced onions.
  4. Add all dry spices(salt, chat masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, red chilli powder,garam masala, and turmeric).
  5. Fry for 2 minutes add whisked curd mix well and add finely chopped tomatoes(or you can puree tomatoes) fry till the oil separates.
  6. Now finally add fried Bhendi/ Okra mix well and simmer for 5 minutes with closed lid. Achari Bhendi is ready.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and Enjoy!!!
Achari Bhendi
Achari Bhendi


  • Serves 3-4.
  • Goes well Roti or with White Rice.
  • You can use vinegar instead of lemon juice while frying Bhendi/Okra.

Author: Hash Shaik

Homemaker. Born in Andhra Pradesh,India. Living in Hyderabad, India. I am here to help for people like just married couple, students in abroad, don’t know what & how to cook etc. If you love  Indian & Continental food, Veg & NonVeg, this website is very helpful for you. I try to upload new recipe posts

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