Bhindi Subji

This is an Indian vegetable dish that is in a spicy sauce. The main vegetable can be almost anything and you can also have a few vegetables in it. My absolute favorite is okra. Also, the fresh cilantro gives the dish a special flavour.

Bhindi Subji

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 onion , diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp dried chilies (less if you prefer it mild)
  • 5-6 cups chopped okra or other vegetables (green beans, peas, cauliflower, carrots, etc.)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Add the oil in a saucepan at medium heat. Add the garlic and onion, stirring often.
  • After about 4 minutes, add spices and stir constantly for 1 minute to bring out the flavour.
  • Add the okra, tomatoes and cilantro. Bring to a boil, stirring often.
  • Lower heat to a simmer and cook for 15-30 minutes.



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