Okra/Lady Finger

Mike Chetty

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@MikesKitchen

Home alone this weekend,and craving Okra or lady finger,which is messy initially to prepare,but once you learn the trick,it is easy as.Okra is readily available in Dubai and they are cheap as chips.I normally clean and flash freeze before bagging them in portion size zip lock freezer bags.This recipe is simple but very flavorful.


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Serves:

2

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

500 g
okra, fresh chopped
2 medium
chilies, green sliced vertically
3 Tbsp
grapeseed oil /canola
1 tsp
coriander seeds, ground
1 tsp
cumin seeds, ground
1/2 tsp
turmeric , ground
1 tsp
salt
3
curry leaves
1 tsp
lemon juice, fresh

Directions Step-By-Step

1
wash and wipe dry okra/lady finger thoroughly using a tea towel.
2
chop/slice
3
heat oil in heavy frying pan with lid.
4
add curry leaves.
5
stir in the spices.
6
lower heat and allow to cook for 10 minutes, stirring continually.
7
serve okra/lady finger with flat bread and a side of fresh yogurt.
8
Note
Okra/lady finger emits a sticky substance when it comes into contact with water — therefore always wash and dry thoroughly before chopping. Avoid adding water to the cooking process,always cover the frying pan for a few minutes when cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy