Minted Chickpeas and Crispy Okra Recipe

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Minted Chickpeas and Crispy Okra
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Packed with flavour, crispy okra is served on top of a refreshing chickpeas salad.

Ingredients of Minted Chickpeas and Crispy Okra

  • 12 okras cut into thin strips
  • Spice dust for okra:
  • 1/2 Tbsp corn flour
  • 1/3 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1/3 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 big pinch oregano powder
  • For the salad:
  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked
  • 10-12 cherry tomatoes
  • 6 spring onions
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander leaves
  • Few leaves fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Seeds of 1/2 a pomegranate
  • 6-10 black olives
  • Few thyme leaves
  • Few basil leaves

How to Make Minted Chickpeas and Crispy Okra

  • 1.Wash and dry the okra.
  • 2.Cut the okra into thin strips.
  • 3.For the spice dust:
  • 4.Mix the okra with some corn flour, flour, red chilli powder, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano powder and some drops of water.
  • 5.Now fry the coated okra in hot oil until nice and crispy.
  • 6.Grill spring onions with salt, pepper and lime.
  • 7.Remove after grilling, put in a bowl with some extra virgin olive oil.
  • For the salad:
  • 1.Remove the skin from the boiled chickpeas.
  • 2.Add some pomegranate, black olives, halved cherry tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste.
  • 3.Add olive oil, thyme, mint leaves and basil.
  • 4.While serving, put the crispy okra on top of the salad along with the spring onions in a plate.