Macaroni Okra/Bhendi curry


Macaroni Okra curry ,is  a wonderful combination of Macaroni ,Okra and Indian spices.


  1. Macaroni – 1cup
  2. Chopped Okra/Bhendi – 2cups
  3. Onions – 1(large)
  4. Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  5. Greenchillies – 3
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Chilli powder – 1tsp
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
  9. Curry leaves – few
  10. Coriander leaves  for garnish
  11. Oil – 3tsp

Seasoning ingredients:

  1. Chana dal – 1/2 tsp
  2. Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  3. Mustard seeds – 1/4tsp
  4. Cumin seeds – 1/4tsp


  • Boil Macaroni in 5 cups of water by adding salt and a tsp of oil. After the macaroni is cooked strain and tranfer into cold water. (This helps the macaroni not stick to each other.)
  • Meanwhile heat oil (2tsp) in a pan ,add seasoning ingredients,after the mustard seeds splutter, add sliced onions and fry till golden brown.
  • To this add curry leaves,green chillies,chilli powder,turmeric, cut okra, salt, ginger garlic paste one after another, cover and cook for 5min or until the okra is soft and done.
  • Finally drain the macaroni  from cold water and add to the cooked okra ,mix well and cook for another 2min.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves .
  • This goes well with rotis and even rice too.


Macaroni — choose the smallest size as there are so many shapes and sizes here compared to the Bambino Macaroni which has one standard size.


4 responses to this post.

  1. Macaroni and Okra!! WOW!! How did you think of that?! Looks yummy!:))


  2. What a creative dish madhoo!!thats just awesome.


  3. Posted by samatha on November 11, 2009 at 1:04 am

    seems very different ,i wil try and write soon the response…..


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