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Okra Masala


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Serves : 2 persons
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking time : 10-15 mins.

1. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp.
2. Cumin Seeds -1 Tsp.
3. Shredded Coconut - 2 Tsp.
4. Red Chillis - 2 nos.
5. Asafoetida Powder - 2 Pinch
6. Salt to taste
7. Cooking Oil - 2 Tsp.
8. Okra - 200 gms.

1. Prepare the Paste: Grind 2 Tsp. Shredded Coconut, 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds, 2 nos. of Chillis and make it to paste

2. Prepare the Okra : Wash and dry the Okra. Cut the stem end and tail end of the okra and slice it crosswise. To reduce the slimy, microwave the okra for 2 mins. before cooking.

3. Seasoning: Heat the 2 Tsp. of Oil in the pan. Add Mustard seeds. Wait till it splutters. Then Add 2 pinch of Asafoetida powder.

4. Blend: Add the sliced okras and fry it for 8-9 mins. Then add Coconut, Cumin seeds and Chillies paste. Fry it for another 3 mins.

Tasty Okra Masala is ready to serve. It goes well with Lemon rice, Tamarind rice or with any tangy curry.


Hey Anu,

Bravo! I like the idea of documenting recipes and I completely like the okra masala recipe. I will definitely give it a try.

Keep up the good work. :)

_Priya Menon

Thanx Priya...Since urs is the first comment, it is kind of encouraging....Thanx a ton :)

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Hi, I'm Anuradha. As a mother, I always wanted to provide healthy food to my family. Though many sources are available for good food, only very few satisfy our palate. That may be because of the way we were brought up or the way we like. I'm trying to document the recipes which we (family) really liked. This could be helpful not only for me but also for others as a quick reference. If we are very good at the traditional recipes (basic), we can create different food as per our taste. So, I'm getting started with the traditional recipes. Hopefully, I could soon able to create different types of food on my own. Your comments & feedbacks are much appreciated.

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