Bhinda nu Shaak (Simple Sautéed Okra)

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Binda nu Shaak is a sauté of okra. This is a very simple, dry shaak. It has only five ingredients and is easy to make. As much as I love stuffed okra, this is my favorite bhinda nu shaak.

Okra in pan
Chopped Okra
Okra in pan

Bhinda nu Shaak (Simple Sautéed Okra)

Puja Thomas-Patel
A simple okra sautee
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 76 kcal


  • 1 lb Okra cut into 1/2" slices
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • Heat the oil in a skillet until hot. Add cumin seeds they should splatter and make a sizzling sound. Toss in the okra and the other ingredients. Cook covered for 15 minutes, stir a couple of times.
  • Then cook for another 15-20 minutes uncovered stirring every 5 minutes or so until the okra is cooked and soft.


Serve with flatbread.


Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 3gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 160mgPotassium: 377mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 905IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 108mgIron: 2mg
Keyword bhindi, okra, shaak
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