Definition of bhindi in English:

bhindi

noun

mass nounIndian
  • Okra.

    ‘the basmati rice that came with the bhindi was underwhelming’
    as modifier ‘bhindi bhaji’
    • ‘Last year, vegetables like parmal and bhindi sold in the marketplace were found to have been chemically treated to enhance their natural colouring.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There are 5 vegetarian specialties including an interesting bhindi masala and an aloo gobi masala (potato and cauliflower curry).’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

From Hindi bhiṇḍī.

Pronunciation

bhindi

/ˈbɪndiː/