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Okra curry

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 25 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Okra
Category Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Subtype Sauce/Gravy
Cuisine Indian
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Heart Healthy; Low Cholesterol; Low Carb; Vegetarian; Vegan; Gluten Free


  • 1 pound okra, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 

  • 1 tablespoon whole cumin (jeera) seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes

  • 2 tablespoons freshly ground garam masala powder

  • 3 tablespoons chickpea flour (besan)

  • Salt to taste



  • Steam the okra for 10 minutes or, if in a hurry, microwave for 3 minutes.

  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the cumin (jeera) until it swells and browns a little. Stir in okra and cook for 5 minutes. Add a little water if using a non-stick skillet.

  • Mix in the turmeric, red chili, garam masala, and chickpea flour gently and cook for 5-10 minutes.

  • Salt to taste and serve.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 86 cal

  • Total fat: 4g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 305mg

  • Potassium: 193mg

  • Carbohydrate: 10g

  • Fiber: 4g

  • Sugars: 3g

  • Protein: 4g