Okra/Lady Finger

Mike Chetty


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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30 Min
10 Min


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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
curry leaves
1 tsp
lemon juice, fresh

How to Make Okra/Lady Finger


  • 1wash and wipe dry okra/lady finger thoroughly using a tea towel.
  • 2chop/slice
  • 3heat oil in heavy frying pan with lid.
  • 4add curry leaves.
  • 5stir in the spices.
  • 6lower heat and allow to cook for 10 minutes, stirring continually.
  • 7serve okra/lady finger with flat bread and a side of fresh yogurt.
  • 8Note
    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.

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About Okra/Lady Finger

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

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