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Okra with Onions

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Category: Vegetarian, Vegetables, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 4 md Onions, coarsely chopped
  • 5 Garlic cloves, coarsely ch.
  • 1 Piece of ginger, 2" long
  • 6 tb Ghee
  • 1 ts Whole cumin seeds
  • 2 ts Whole fennel seeds
  • 1 ts Ground turmeric
  • 1 ts Ground coriander
  • 3 tb Tomato sauce
  • 1 lb Fresh young okra
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Garam masala
  • 2 tb Lemon juice


Put onion, garlic, ginger & 1/4 cup water into blender & blend till smooth.

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add cumin & fennel. After 20 seconds
or so, add the paste from the blender & the turmeric.

Cook for 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the coriander & fry stirring
for a minute. Add tomato sauce & cook stirring for 1 minute. Turn off

Wash okra & wipe with paper towel. Slice a few pods at a time into 1/4"

Turn the heat to medium again under the skillet. Add the okra, salt, garam
masala, lemon juice & 6 tb hot water. When the onion paste is bubbling,
cover, reduce heat to very low & cook for 35 minutes. Stir every ten
minutes or so.

Madhur Jaffrey, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking"

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