Stir Fried Okra (Indian Style)

This mildly spiced Indian Stir Fried Okra recipe makes a great vegetable dinner dish. It has delicious onion and spice base and if you lucky and cook it right, a little crunchy but yet soft okra texture.

Stacks Image 134

Ingredients:

Serves 4

  • 1 lb/450 g okra
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
Stacks Image 111

How to make Stir Fried Okra:

  1. Rinse the okra and drain thoroughly. Chop and discard the ends. Dry it carefully.
  2. Cut the okra into small pieces.
  3. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-bottom pan. Add the chopped onion. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chopped garlic, ginger and chilies, cumin, coriander and salt, and mix together. Stir-fry for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Finally add the okra, mixing with a spoon. Stir-fry the okra over medium heat for 10 minutes. Adjust salt.
  6. Then transfer to serving plates. Serve hot.

This Indian food glossary provides terms, descriptions and photos of ingredients used in Indian kitchen.

Stacks Image 92

© Namaskaar Inc. 2023 Privacy Policy