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Recipe for Spicy Okra

Recipe for Spicy Okra

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Okra is also called as Ladies Finger or Bhindi in Hindi. Okra in any form tastes excellent provided it's combined with right ingredients☺! It can be served raw, fried, cooked, pickled etc. You can savour this all by itself or even combine with Onions, Tomatoes, Peppers, Corn. Hot Rice-Rasam + Ghee along with this curry is an excellent meal after a long day!



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Okra chopped - 2 cups
 Oil - 2½ tbsp 
 Onions finely chopped - 1 cup 
 Oil - 3 tbsp (2 tbsp for frying Okra and 1 tbsp for tempering)
 Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
 Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
 Asafoetida - ¼ tsp
 Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
 Kashmiri Lal Mirch (Red Chilli Powder) - 1 tsp
 Garam masala - ½ tsp
 Dry Mango Powder (Amchur) - ¼ tsp
 Salt to taste


• Heat 2 tbsp Oil in a pan and fry Okra on medium flame till it changes its colour and slightly shrinks - this may take about 10-12 minutes. Keep this aside in a plate.

• Next heat rest of the Oil i.e. 1 tbsp Oil in the same pan, add Cumin Seeds, Turmeric Powder, Asafoetida and Onions. Sauté the Onions till translucent.

• Then add the fried Okras, mix well. To this add Salt, Coriander Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala and mix well.

• Lastly add Dry Mango Powder and take off the heat.

Spicy Okra is ready to be served with either hot Rice and Dal or Chapathis.

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