Thursday, September 16, 2010

Bindi/Okra Stir Fry 1

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4 cups okra slit lengthwise
1 cup finely chopped onion
3/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 cup cilantro leaves chopped
Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
2 tbsp oil

Dry Powders

1/4 tsp turmeric
3-4 tsp cayenne powder
1/4 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
a pinch of black pepper powder


Wash and nicely pat dry okra.Discard the top and bottom and slit the okra lengthwise.Microwave the okra for about 2 mins.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds,curry leaves,onions and salt.When onions are nicely done add the tomatoes,garlic and all the dry powders.Cook till a nice gravy forms.Now add the okra to the gravy,stir nicely and cover it till okra is nicely cooked and blends into the gravy.Garnish with cilantro leaves.Goes very well with yogurt rice or coconut rice.

Sending this post to Kiran's okra event
Sending this to Priya's Okra event


Kiran said...

Okra stir fry looks very delicious.
Loved the lengthwise cut.

I am hosting an event with OKRA, it would be nice to see your dish in the event.

Sulagna Mukherjee Basu said...

Looks yummy..Good recipe !!

Best Regards

Sarah Naveen said...

nice clicks..looks so yummy!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, it is beautiful !!! said...

Beautiful presentation and delicious okra. Its perfect.
Loving it:-)

jeyashrisuresh said...

delicious okra , never tried in this style. love the addition of garlic in this

Adelina said...

well done! Love that fresh green that the okra still retains!

Srimathi said...

Okra is my fav veggie. This recipe looks good.

♥Aps♥ said...

Thank U for dropping by my blog and this one is simple and easy nd truely yum

An Open Book said...

i just recently developed a taste for these slimy darlings:)
thanks fr stopping by my blog..u have a beautiful space...

Krishnaveni said...

lovely dish, yummy

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