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Crunchy Okra with Onions

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  Fresh okra 2 Cup (32 tbs) (sliced into two)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 2 Medium, finely sliced
  Lemon 1⁄2
  Cumin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chilly powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

1. In a frying pan over medium heat, pour olive oil and stir fry the onion until golden brown.
2. Add cumin, turmeric powder and red chilly powder and stir well with a wooden spatula. Let it cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add okra and salt, then stir well to mix with the other ingredients. Squeeze the juice of half lemon into the okra. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 20 minutes.
4. After 20 minutes add garam masala, stir well and cook for another 5-10 minutes.

5. Serve fried okra with rice and dal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
North Indian
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
If you are fond of having okra, you must try this recipe. The chef tells how to make spicy and crunchy okra with onions. The dish can pair with breads or curries and can be relished as a full course meal.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 136 Calories from Fat 30

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.3%

Saturated Fat 0.48 g2.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 222.3 mg9.3%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.7%

Sugars 7.4 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A 24.2% Vitamin C 70.6%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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