Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Okra curry

Cut the okra tops off and save it on a paper towel. This tops can be used to make prints when dipped in paint to make beautiful paintings. If you want to do this activity with your children see our okra print painting.
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 and sauté onions. Add salt, ginger garlic paste, tomatoes, all the spices. Then add the okra. Cook in low heat covered till the okra is cooked, When pressed with a spoon it will be soft.

For this recipe you can reduce the amount of tomatoes and add about 1 tsp of tomato paste, ketchup or chillie sauce. Serve the okra curry warm with rice or flatbread.

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5 comments:

  1. Its been a while! How have you been? I saw this post on Kitchen Artistry and i had just posted an Okra masala last week,what a coincidence! so thought I'll pop in and say hi! :)

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  2. I love okra in many ways... okra curry?? hmm.. sound good! :D

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  3. I love okra and was thinking of doing an okra recipe myself. But every time I go to the store the okra looks less than appealing. This recipe looks wonderful and the picture looks mouthwatering. I love the tip of painting with the okra. I must try that with my kids. : )

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  4. I love the paint with okra - so creative!

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