Wondering how to cook okra? Here’s a great and easy recipe to try.
300 grams (about 12 oz.) okra cut into small (1/4″) pieces
1 medium onion, sliced finely
3 tablespoons grape seed oil (or other)
1 teaspoon each of red chilli, coriander and cumin powders
1/2 teaspoon each of turmeric and garam masala powders
2 green chillies slit
A squeeze of lemon and salt to taste
Heat oil on medium level in a pan. Add onions, and stir fry on medium level for about 4 minutes or till they are very lightly browned. Add red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, cumin and garam masala. Saute again for a few seconds. Add the okra and the slit green chillies. Add a dash of lemon and sprinkle salt to taste. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for about 5 minutes or till the okra is cooked but firm.
Can be served with rice, or as a side dish to compliment your meal.