Monday, February 15, 2010

Fried Okra in yogurt/ Okra raita

I always wonder why in India it's called as Ladies finger. Anyways, I like this veggie,when it is cooked in ground coconut,roasted coriender-cumin seeds, red chilies.It's an south kendra recipe(south of mangalore).I will post this dish soon on Ma recipes.
Here is the simple and quick recipe made out of Okra.
Ingredients:
1 lb Okra thinly sliced
1 big Red Onion thinly sliced
1 cup yogurt
1 tsp garam masala
1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
salt to taste
Cilantro for garnishing
Heat a saucepan add 4-5 tsp oil and fry the Okra until soft and light golden brown and let it cool before adding to below mixture.
In a bowl, mix sliced onions, yogurt, garam masala, red chilies and salt. lastly, add fried okra to mixture and garnish with chopped cliantro.
It goes well with any rice items and Parathas.

6 comments:

Panchpakwan said...

looks lovely Madhuri...love to have biriyani...

Madhuri said...

Thanks Panchpakwam. Will make for u soon.

Chandan said...

Thanks for this Madhuri, been looking for a good Okra raita how to. Nice site you have here, love the orange and apricot pictures from a few posts ago.

Madhuri said...

Thanks Chandan.

Padhu said...

It is like ladies finger pachadi.
Thank for dropping by my blog

Madhuri said...

Padhu its sounds funny right.

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