Meat and lady's finger curry

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - beef or mutton/lamb, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1/2 kg tender lady's finger/okra cut into 1 inch size pieces
  • 2 medium sized onions chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes pureed
  • 1/2 cup coconut paste
  • A small bunch of coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil

How to Make Meat and lady's finger curry

  • Heat oil in a suitable pan or pressure cooker and fry the chopped onions till golden brown.
  • Add meat, ginger and garlic paste and saute for some time.
  • Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, green chillies, coconut and salt and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree and fry till the oil separates from the masala.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and cook till the meat is tender.
  • Meanwhile, lightly fry the lady's finger/okra in a little oil for about 2 minutes.
  • When the meat is cooked, add the lady's finger/okra pieces into the boiling curry and cook on low heat till the gravy is sufficiently thick and the lady's fingers are cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with plain rice.