this okra fry recipe if you want are rushed for time and need to make a
quick okra curry for your dinner. This vegetable cooks very easily
is tasty, too! Make this healthy vegetable a part of your meal plans.
Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 15
5 cups of okra, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
7-8 curry leaves
1 1/2 tsp urad dal (split black gram)
1 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
1 red chilli
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp red chilli powder
2 tsp watery yogurt or buttermilk
Salt to taste
8-10 tsp vegetable oil
Heat 4-5 tsp oil in a wide and shallow nonstick
pan or skillet. Add the
urad dal, and mustard seeds. When the dal turns brown and the mustard
seeds start to splutter, add the red chilli, and curry leaves and fry
for a few seconds.
Add the turmeric powder and the okra. Sprinkle salt
and a few drops of water. Cover and cook for about 4 minutes until the
okra is cooked.
Remove the lid and add the yogurt and stir fry on
medium high heat until the sticky moisture evaporates.
Then add 2-3 tsp oil and saute the okra on medium
high for 6-7 minutes, turning the pieces occasionally.
When the okra starts to brown, sprinkle the red
chilli powder, and saute for 3-4 minutes until the pieces are
Serve the okra fry hot with plain white rice or
Indian chapati or