Saturday 18 December 2010

Okra Fry ~ Goan style.

Okra are really very healthy for you as they are low in fat and has many health benefits, you can read about the health benefits of okra here. There are several ways to cook Okra, you may want to try this delicious Nepalese Okra and Potato Curry or this Gujarati Style Dry Bindi Masla Fry  

Yield: Serves 4
Okra Fry ~ Goan style.

Okra Fry ~ Goan style.

Okra fry, a simple and tasty side dish made in Goan Style which is perfect to serve as a side dish to go with Dhal, Rice and Rotis.
Prep time: 10 MCook time: 25 MTotal time: 35 M


  • 400 g/ 16 oz Okra, washed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion medium, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 Green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the Okra in water and fully dry them.
  2. Cut off the tops and discard. Chop into 1" pieces
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, when its hot add the onions and  sauté them for 2-3  minutes till transparent. Add the garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 seconds.
  4.  Add the okra, turmeric powder, green chillies and salt, mix well. Cook on a high heat, sauteing the orra until cooked for 15 minutes.
  5. 4. Add the lemon juice or vinegar and saute for 5 more minutes.
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Serve hot with Rice, spinach kadhi and rotis.

To accompany this dish you may like:
Fennel pilaf 

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  1. wow..nice presentation..i lov okra..this way is new to me..will gv a try soon!

  2. Irresistible okra!!! Am drooling badly here ;)

  3. Any bindi fry gets me exciting...always!!!! I love them as a part of my diet.... YUM!!!!


  4. Okra curry looks delicious and crispy

  5. Nice and simple recipe looks yummm..

  6. Love this okra dish! Nice presentation and tips also:)

  7. I love okra. I had the best okra dish ever in London, England about 10 years ago and have never had a good one since. But this, this looks fantastic. I will bookmark it to try the next time I buy okra.

  8. Hey, that's different, adding lemon juice and ginger like that.

  9. lovely and delicious recipe.. looks so perfect.. nice shots too :)

  10. Very quick and delicious okra fry..

  11. Drool worthy so perfect...Beautiful clicks.

  12. okra is a fav at my place...this is quick and easy!...yum yum

  13. nice pics...yummy looking bhindi fry.

  14. my favorite..and easy recipe..i just use onions though !!

  15. Thanks a lot dear for ur comment...the dish looks perfect....

  16. simple yet delicious preparation..

  17. very simple recipe, love the addition of olive oil and vinegar there!

  18. I'd never heard of Okra till now!


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