Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Spicy Okra Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g

1 tablespoon

1

2

1 clove

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 1/2 cups

1 teaspoon

Fresh tender okra

Ghee or oil

Large onion, thinly sliced

Fresh green chilies, slit and seeded

Garlic, finely sliced

Finely grated fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Ground coriander

Ground cumin

Coconut milk or buttermilk

Salt or to taste

Method :
  • Wash okra and cut off stem ends with a sharp knife.

  • If they are large, cut into convenient lengths.

  • Heat the ghee or oil in a saucepan and fry the onion and chilies over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are golden.

  • Add garlic, ginger and turmeric and fry, stirring for a minute longer, then add okra and fry for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add the coriander and cumin, coconut milk or buttermilk and salt.

  • Simmer uncovered until okra is tender, about 10-12 minutes.

  • Serve hot with rice.

 

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