Definition of bhindi in English:



mass nounIndian
  • Okra.

    ‘the basmati rice that came with the bhindi was underwhelming’
    as modifier ‘bhindi bhaji’
    • ‘There are 5 vegetarian specialties including an interesting bhindi masala and an aloo gobi masala (potato and cauliflower curry).’
    • ‘Call it gumbo, bamya, lady's fingers, bhindi, quingombo or a half-dozen other names, okra is an annual vegetable usually thought of as a Southern plant.’
    • ‘Last year, vegetables like parmal and bhindi sold in the marketplace were found to have been chemically treated to enhance their natural colouring.’
    • ‘Besides the samosa, you'll find other fried concoctions like the bhindi main dish.’
    • ‘Over the weeks, they prepared and sampled baingan bartha, peas, cabbage, bhindi cooked in Indian style, sambar, rasam, various types of salads, upuma, vegetable pulao, curd and occasional sweet dishes.’


From Hindi bhiṇḍī.