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Okra Recipes

If you are a Westerner you'll find this Okra in Yoghurt Sauce something different, but once having tried it I'm sure you'll find it most enjoyable

I have to admit it, Indians certainly have a flair when it comes to cooking with Okra


500g [ 1lb 1oz ] okra
3 tbsp sunflower cooking oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp onion seeds
2 large onions
2 large tomato
2 tsp coriander
1 tsp cumin powder
¾ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp red chilli powder
3 tbsp yogurt
Salt to taste
Chopped fresh coriander to garnish

To Make The Okra in Yoghurt Sauce

Top and tail the okra and then cut them into 1 inch [2½cm] pieces

Slice the onions and cube the tomatoes

Heat the oil in a deep pan over medium heat and add the cumin and onion seeds.

When they stop spluttering, add the sliced onions.

Fry till the onions are translucent and golden.

Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric and red chilli powder and stir well.

Fry for another 2-3 minutes.

Add the okra and mix to ensure that the okra is covered with the spices.

Cook for the okra/spice mixture for 3 to 4 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, yogurt and salt to taste and mix well.

Cook till okra is soft.

Garnish the Okra in Yoghurt Sauce with chopped coriander and serve with hot rolls

Now all you have to do is sit back and enjoy this tasty Okra Recipe which is only one of the many equally delicious OKRA RECIPES on this website...

THANKS!... Africhef


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