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Crunchy Okra Recipe

Crunchy Okra is a popular Indian Side-Dish
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 8 - Okra
  • 2 tbsp - Besan (gram flour)
  • 1/2 tbsp - Ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 1/2 inch piece - Ginger (for the garnish)
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • A pinch of chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Crunchy Okra:

    1. Wash the okra, and cut off the stem ends. Slit each okra length-wise in half, and then slit the halves again. You should have 4 pieces slit length-wise from each okra.
    2. Sprinkle the besan, ajwain, salt, turmeric, and chilli powder over the okra pieces. Mix well.
    3. Julienne the ginger (cut the ginger into small thin matchstick pieces).
    4. Heat oil in a kadai or wok. Deep-fry the okra in batches till golden brown.
    5. Drain and keep aside on serving dish.
    6. Deep-fry the ginger pieces till golden brown.
    7. Garnish the okra with the ginger.
    8. This dish goes well with ghee rice and rotis.


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