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Bendakaya Fry Recipe Andhra Style, Bendakaya Vepudu

Andhra style bendakaya fry recipe stir fired by adding few spices, curry leaves and onions.
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 3
Calories 110 kcal


  • 750 gms bendakaya/okra/bhindi
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds/zeera
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 2 medium size onions finely sliced
  • salt - as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder


  • Firstly, wash okra well under water, wipe every okra until it is dry and cut them into round pieces.
  • Take a wok , add oil into it and heat it.
  • Add cumin seeds.
  • Add curry leaves into it and let them crackle.
  • Add sliced onions into it and saute until they turn soft.
  • Add the okra/bendakaya pieces into it and stir on high flame for few minutes.
  • Reduce the flame to sim, cook the bhindi and stir/toss the bhindi for every 3-4 minutes until the bhindi changes its color.
  • Add salt and mix/toss well.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on sim flame and keep tossing in between.
  • When the bhindi gets soft, add roasted coriander seeds powder into it and mix well.
  • Cook again for 2-3 minutes and stir.
  • Lastly, add red chilli powder into it, toss/mix well and cook for a minute or two.
  • Bendakaya vepudu is ready to be served.


Nutrition Facts
Bendakaya Fry Recipe Andhra Style, Bendakaya Vepudu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.