Stuffed Steamed Bhindi

Photo credits: Asha Sreedharan


  • ½ kg bhindi
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • ¼ cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp dry dates powder
  • 1 cup chopped coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt
  • pinch of asafetida
  • pinch of mango powder


Wash and dry the bhindi. Slit lengthwise.

Mix all the other ingredients to make the stuffing (the more you stuff the better).

Stuff this into the bhindi.

Place the stuffed bhindis in a steamer and steam till cooked. Serve hot.

Serves 5-6