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Southern Style Okra Recipe

Southern Style Okra
How to make Southern Style Okra

About Southern Style Okra Recipe: A south inspired dish with lady fingers, coconut and a few spices, Southern style okra is perfect for a light lunch paired with chapati. This is a quick and easy bhindi recipe that can be prepared in absolutely no time so you can even pack this okra dish for tiffin.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Southern Style Okra

  • Refined oil
  • 250 gms okra or lady finger
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Green chilies (slit)
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Water
  • 3 tsp tamarind extract
  • 10 gms jaggery, chopped
  • Coriander leaves
  • coconut, grated
  • to taste Salt

How to Make Southern Style Okra

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Drizzle a pan with 1 1/2 tsp of refined oil. Add okra, season it with salt and let it fry.
Heat another pan and drizzle it with 2 tsp of oil.
Add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and fry them.
Add onion, garlic and green chillies to the pan and saute it.
Add fried okra to the pan.
Season it with salt, turmeric and red chili powder and coriander powder.
Sprinkle little water to create the steam.
Cook for 7-8 minutes
Add tamrind extract & jaggery.
Cook the okra in low heat for 2-3 minutes.
Finish it off with fresh coriander leaves and some grated coconut.

Key Ingredients: Refined oil, okra or lady finger, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion , Garlic cloves, Green chilies (slit), turmeric powder, Red chili powder, coriander powder, Water, tamarind extract, jaggery, Coriander leaves, coconut, Salt

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