Okra vegetable recipe


Many friends, family have asked me to post my okra/ladyfingers/ bhindi vegetable recipes…so here it is..

Step 1:

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Steps:
1. Wash and dry okra on kitchen towel.
2. Cut the okra in diced or sliced style; removing the head and tail. ( I used almost two packet)
3. Cut a large onion in big chunks.
4. Cut a small potato in wedges.
5. Place a wok or nonstick pan on hob.
6. When pan hot add oil, 2tbsp.
7. When oil is hot add cumin seeds and let in crackle.
8. Now add cut potatoes and stir so that it doesn’t burn.
9. After 2 mins when potatoes are slightly crisped or fried add onions.
10. Stir and add (1/2 tsp) salt, (1/4 tsp) turmeric, (1/4 tsp) red chilli powder and mix.
11. Now add cut okra and mix well so that spices coat them.
12. Cover it with a lid to steam cook. Lower the flame to medium.
13. Stir occasionally once or twice not more than that.
14. When okra is soft and not too watery or sticky open the lid and cook.
15. Add aamchor(dry mango powder 1/2 tsp), garam masala (1/4 tsp) and dhaniya powder ( 1/2 tsp or coriander powder).
16. Mix well, when well cooked and tender to eat ( colour will change to deep dark green) switch off the hob and cover.
17. Let it rest on hob with lid slightly open.
18. When rested for 5 -10 mins.
19. Now ready to eat.
20. Serve it with dal/ pulses or curd and roti / flat bread Indian/ chapati/ Naan.

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