Subzi bhendi

This is the simplest of the recipe.When you are lost in the kitchen on what to cook for the day,this is a quick fix.I prepared this with Punjabi rajma chawal as an accompaniment.This goes well with chapathi or roti too.You may adjust the spices as per your choice.

Bhendi/ladys finger-10,cut into medium pieces
Onion-1,slit lengthwise
Carrot-1,cut into fingers
Chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder-1/4 tsp
Cumin powder-1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Salt-to taste
Fennel seeds-few seeds(10-12 approx)
Oil-2 tsp


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add fennel seeds and fry for a second.
  2. Add onions,carrot,bhendi, all the powders and salt to taste.
  3. Saute it for sometime,close the lid,lower the flame and cook for few minutes.
  4. Serve hot with rice or roti,