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Prepare Stuffed Lady Finger Recipe ( Bhindi ki Sabji)

Here we will learn how to cook Stuffed lady finger recipe. Lady finger is also known as Bhindi, Gumbo or Okra as well. We will cook lady finger with mustard paste. Specially my family like this recipe very much. It is very simple to cook. So lets have a look how to cook stuffed lady finger recipe.

Preparation Time: 10-12 mins     Cooking Time: 20-25 mins Yield: 2 servings   Recipe Type : Veg

Some people called the same recipe with different names as bellow. But the process of preparation is same for all.

  • Stuffed Lady Finger Recipe
  • Stuffed Bhindi Recipe
  • Stuffed Okra Recipe


  • Lady Finger/Okra/Bhindi- 8-10 Nos
  • Mustard seeds – 1Tsp
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Garlic- 2-3 cloves
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 Tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ Tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 Tsp

Method of Preparation

  1. First wash and pat dry ldy fingers/okras/Bhindi. Cut off the tip and the crown. Make a slit length wise in each Bhindi. Sprinkle a pinch of salt on the bhindi, Mix well and keep them aside.
  2. Grind cumin seeds, mustard seeds and garlic and make them into a fine paste.
  3. Heat 1 Tsp oil in a pan, add the paste, add salt, a pinch of turmeric powder ,red chilli powder and add ¼ cup of water. Cook for 5-10 minutes. When masala becomes dry remove from the flame and let it cool.
  4. Stuff the ladies finger with this masala.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Add the stuffed ladies finger around the pan and cook on a low medium flame. Every few minutes turn the ladies finger and allow cooking all other sides .The colour of ladies finger will turn to brown when it is cooked.
  6. Now your stuffed ladies finger is ready. Serve hot with Rice or Roti.


  1. Don’t add washed okras/Bhindi into water after cut off.
  2. Do notover fry since it may become crisp.

Note: I have cooked this recipe as Odisha Style. Bengali people also cook this recipe as the same way i did. You can try this at your kitchen and enjoy this recipe.