Fun with okra
We used the tops of the okra to paint prints. If you would like to do this activity with your children please check out this link.
1 cup okra cut into strips
1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp onion
1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste or 1/2 tsp garlic chopped
1/2 cup tomatoes
1 tbsp curry leaves optional
1/2 tsp chillie powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp salt
Wash and dry okra before cutting it diagonally or into strips.
Heat oil saute onions with salt, ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, all the spices and okra. Cook in low heat covered till the okra is cooked to preference when pressed with a spoon it will be soft.
Can reduce the tomatoes and add about 1 tsp of tomato paste, ketchup or chillie sauce. Okra curry is served as a side dish with rice or flatbread.
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