Thursday, May 5, 2011

Okra / Ladies finger Stir fry

  • Okra / Ladies finger - 10 to 15
  • Onion - 1 Small
  • Tomato -1/2 no
  • Fenugreek seed -1/2 tsp
  • Sambar Powder -1 tsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Salt
  • Mustard seed-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a spring
  • Oil-3 tbsp

  1. In a pan add oil and add mustard seed and wait till it splutters.
  2. Add fenugreek seeds,Curry leaves and fry for few mins.
  3. Now add Onion and salt cook till it becomes translucent and soft.
  4. Add the ladies finger /Okra saute in medium flame for 5 mins.
  5. Now cook covered in medium flame for another 5 mins .stirring in between.
  6. At this stage the onion will be slightly brown .
  7. Add the tomatoes and cook covered for 5 mins.
  8. Sprinkle little water and cook till water evaporates.
  9. Add sambar powder and hing and salt .
  10. Fry till raw smell goes..
  11. Serve with rice,chappathi, dosa served with rice and sambar 
       This recipe is very simple, but make sure that Okra is cooked properly if not it will be sticky.So make sure to give it some time while sauting ..


    Vardhini said...

    I love okra .. picture looks yummy and inviting.


    ChitraKrishna said...

    Looks tasty Chitra. I love to have this with hot chappathis.

    Raji said...

    Okras with onions is such a superb the colour of the curry.

    Priya said...

    Delicious okra stir fry,my fav..

    Babli said...

    Thanks a lot for visiting my blog and for your lovely comment.
    I love okra very much. Thanks for this lovely recipe. Looks delicious and yummy. Wonderful presentation.

    Nandini's Food said...

    Very yummy fry! Great with curd rice!

    aipi said...

    The color is so appetizing- I can bet on the awesome taste as well!
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    Prathima Shivraj said...

    lovely combo of onion, tomato. Nice presentation

    JishasKitchen said...

    wow.I love okra and this is my fav to have it with some rice..yum yum

    Suja said...

    Delicious okra it

    julie said...

    Okra looks tempting..g8 combo for rice n chapatis!

    Jay said...

    delicious n delightful..
    visiting your space for the first time..sure you have a lovely space with innovative recipe collection..excellent clicks..:)
    happy to follow u..
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

    Nitha said...

    Thanks for dropping by at my place.. You have a great space too.. Okra looks delicious..

    Fatimah Kadir Maidin said...

    my favorite vegetable... is so simple and delicious.. TQ 4 the recipe


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