Southern Style Okra Recipe

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Southern Style Okra
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Aditya Bal creates a south inspired dish with lady fingers, coconut and a few spices.

Ingredients of Southern Style Okra

  • Refined oil
  • 250 gm 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 gm chopped jaggery
  • Coriander leaves
  • Grated coconut
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Southern Style Okra

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