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Okra Stir Fry

This Indian recipe turns the gummy ladies fingers to a flavorful dish. It brings the best out of ladies fingers in just few minutes with very few ingredients without deep frying.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2-4

Ladies Finger aka okra, bhindi, vendakkai and so on. It is one of the health food popularly known for high fiber and foliate content, which is essential for pregnant women. This recipe takes less of your time and gives lots of flavors and health. Try this recipe and you will fall in love with it just like my family.

Ingredients Required:

Okra, small chunks 1/2 kg
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Chili powder 2 tsp
Oil 1 Tbsp
Onion, chopped 1/2 big
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Water 2-3Tbsp
Salt To taste


1. Heat oil in a pan, Sauté onions and ginger garlic paste with little salt until the raw flavor disappears, and till onions turn golden brown.

2. Now add turmeric, chili powder, Okra and cook until Okra is mucus free in medium low flame for about 5 minutes.

3. Then add little water, salt and cook through the Okra in medium heat for 5 minutes.

4. Serve hot with your rice meal.

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Posted by Surekha on Oct. 7, 2014, 8:19 p.m.

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