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Okra Curry

| March 14, 2013 Comment

okra curry

This Okra Curry is a delicious dish you can rustle up when you’re short of time. Lightly spiced, this is a quick easy recipe for a vegetarian/vegan curry with okra, and tastes great with rice.

Servings: 2
Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 cups okra, julienned (cut into long thin strips and halved)
  • 2 tsp dhania-jeera powder (coriander-cumin powder)
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder (adjust to taste)
  • Asafoetida powder (hing), a pinch
  • Turmeric powder, a pinch
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 6-8 tsp vegetable oil for sauteeing
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a wide nonstick skillet, and add hing, turmeric powder, and curry leaves.
  2. Add the okra and some salt. Sprinkle a little water and cover and cook for about 5-7 minutes on medium heat until cooked, stirring occasionally.
  3. When the okra is cooked, add the dhania-jeera powder and red chilli powder, and saute on medium high until the okra is browned.
  4. Serve with plain rice with some ghee (clarified butter).

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