Stuffed Okra

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Okra / Ladies Finger is valued for its edible green seed pods. It is one of the popular nutritious vegetables. The okra pods are excellent source of  vitamins and minerals. This can be stir fried or can make gravy type curries.Here some masala is coated and stuffed inside as well and cooked in low heat. It is a popular dish in North India. It is also called ‘bharwan bhindi’. This is used as a side dish for rotis and chapathis.

Ingredients

  • Ladies finger – 250 gram
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida / Hing – 1/4 teaspoon

For stuffing

  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder – 2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Amchur/dry mango powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander Leaves – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt

Preparation

  1. Wash ladies finger and wipe it dry with a clean kitchen towel. Cut off the tip and the crown. Make a long slit and keep it aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add chilly , coriander , turmeric powders, ginger garlic paste, chopped coriander leaves, amchur powder and salt. Mix well and stuff the lady’s finger with this masala.
  3. Heat oil is a pan, add cumin seeds and asafoetida. When it splutters, add the stuffed ladies finger.
  4. Keep the flame low and cook covered. Mix it now and then, so that the lady’s finger will get cooked evenly. Add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
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8 Comments Add yours

  1. Nava K says:

    Would love to try this version of stuffed okra. I have never made before though okra is featured quite often for our meals. Bookmarking the recipe.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thank you 🙂

      Like

  2. nancyc says:

    This sounds like a great way to serve Okra–all the spices in this sound so good!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thanks!!
      Try it out if you like it

      Like

  3. Suja Manoj says:

    Flavorful stuffing,yummy okra

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      Thank you 🙂

      Like

  4. It is my husband’s Favourite dish of all time. For stuffing I add gram flour, crushed peanuts, and a bit of sugar along with all ingredients that you mentioned.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Anu Yalo says:

      That stuffing is more delicious!!

      Liked by 1 person

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