Mudaliar Special Okra Fry

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Jul. 09, 2013

A typical Mudaliar dish. It is simple to make, but the specialty about Mudaliar style of cooking is that one distinct ingredient that gives a normal dish that extra zing in terms of taste.The roasted sesame seeds gives this dish a subtly distinct flavour.


Okra 250 Gram , cut into small pieces
Onion 1 Medium , chopped finely
Ginger garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 6 Medium
Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon , roasted
Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
Dry coconut 1 Teaspoon , grated
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



1.Grind the roasted sesame seeds along with grated dry coconut and coriander seeds, and set it aside.


2.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves.

3.When it splutters, add the onion and ginger garlic paste and sauté until it turns golden brown.

4.Add the okra pieces, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt and stir fry for 2 minutes and cover it with a lid for another 2 minutes.

5.Open the lid and add the ground powder and stir fry for another 5 minutes.


6.Serve it hot with roti, phulka.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 150Calories from Fat 95

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 143 mg5.96%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet