Bhindi Pepper Fry l Vendakka Pepper Fry

Bhindi Pepper Fry is a quick curry to make with few ingredients easily available at home.

This fry uses okra with a combination of turmeric and pepper powder, which has many health benefits.

It goes well with chapati.


Bhindi / Vendakka / Okra, cut into 3/4 inch long pieces – 250 gm 

Onion, sliced – 1 big

Green chili, split  – 3

Pepper powder – 2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil – 3 teaspoons

Curry leaves – few


Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and chilies. Saute till the onion becomes transparent. Now add pepper powder and turmeric powder. Saute for a minute. To this, add bhindi and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle some water and close the pan with a lid. Allow it to cook on low heat. Once done, open the lid and fry for a minute.

Serve hot with chapathi and tomato-onion salad.

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