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July 12, 2012

OKRA MASALA FOR RICE n ROTI

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okra masala


I usually make okra curry with sambar powder ..For a change i tried this method for our lunch . I got this recipe from a book.I think most of u make this for roti.This masala goes well for roti as well as dal rice & mild pulao varieties. It tastes and smells gr8 Smile..


 

INGREDIENTS
 
  • Ladies finger / okra– 10 – 12 nos
  • Big onion – 1 no
  • Tomato – 1 no
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp – 1 tsp (adjust)
  • Coriander powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – As required.
  • Water – just to sprinkle.
To temper
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Jeera – 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves – to garnish
 
METHOD
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add the cumin seeds. Then put the chopped onions and ginger garlic paste.
  • Saute till the raw smell emanates.
  • Then add the cut okra pieces and saute well for few mins.
  • Now add the tomato pieces and saute till it turns mushy.
  • Finally add all the dry powders.Toss well for few mins.
  • Sprinkle or add little water and close the kadai with a lid.
  • Keep the flame low and allow the okra to cook well.
  • Toss in between to avoid charring.
  • Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

Enjoy with roti, dal rice or pulao !!


 

okra masala 1
 
 

18 comments:

  1. looks wonderful and such a comforting dish.

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  2. Simply inviting, wish to have this masala with a bowl of rice.

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  3. Yummy side dish! Would love to have it with chapathi..

    Cheers!
    Vani

    Ongoing Event: Love Lock With Juices & Milkshakes

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  4. Loved the okra curry, my favorite is curd rice with okra.

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  5. That looks delicious!! Its been ages since I got any fresh okra around here!!

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  6. Simple & tamting..Bhindi is cooked perfectly...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  7. Okra masala looks very delicious dear.

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  8. Hi Chithra ,

    looks AAwesome !!!

    and Spicy :)))

    Keep on Dear:)))

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  9. looks so delicious. Nice dish.

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  10. Wow ! Love this Masala... Bookmarked !!
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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