Simple Sautéed Okra (Bhinda nu Shaak)

Chopped Okra

Simple Sautéed Okra (Bhinda nu Shaak)

Sauteed Okra


  • 1 lb Okra, cut into 1/2″ slices
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. 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.
  2. Then cook for another 15-20 minutes uncovered stirring every 5 minutes or so until the okra is cooked and soft.

Serve with flat bread.

Okra in pan

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