Bhindi Saasme
Spicy Bhindi Saasme celebrates the tanginess of tamarind and chilli.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi's Bhindi Saasme recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • 8 to 9 lady’s fingers
  • 1 to 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 4 to 5 red chillies dried
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp split black grams
  • 15 to 20 curry leaves
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 15 to 20 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp split black grams
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp tamarind paste


  1. 1

    Chop the lady's fingers and put the pieces in a bowl.
  2. 2

    Sprinkle mustard oil and set aside.
  3. 3

    Heat a pan and roast the dried red chillies, mustard seeds, split black grams, salt and curry leaves.
  4. 4

    Add grated coconut and mix well.
  5. 5

    Blend the ingredients in a mixer and set aside.
  6. 6

    Heat mustard oil in a pan.
  7. 7

    Add split black gram and curry leaves.
  8. 8

    Roast till they turn light brown in colour and minimise the flame to add the lady's fingers.
  9. 9

    Sprinkle salt and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  10. 10

    Add tamarind paste and mix well.
  11. 11

    Garnish with the grated coconut and serve hot.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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