Okra Fried Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 10 - Lady's fingers
  • 2 cups - Basmati rice (cooked)
  • 1 - onion
  • 2 - Green chilly (slit opened)
  • 10 - Cashew nut pieces
  • 1 tsp - Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seed powder
  • 1 tsp - Ginger, grated
  • 5 - Garlic pods (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad dal
  • 2 - Dry Red chillies
  • 5 - Curry leaves
  • 3 tsp - oil
  • Salt

How to Make Okra Fried Rice

  • Cut the okras into circular small pieces.
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a kadai and fry the okra pieces with enough salt until they are well cooked. Keep aside.
  • Heat enough oil in a large pan or Wok.
  • Add the mustard and urad dal and let them sputter.
  • Add the dry red chillies and cashewnut pieces too and fry everything together.
  • Chop the onions finely and add them.
  • And stir them continuously until they turns translucent.
  • Add the slit opened green chillies, grated ginger and finely chopped garlic pieces to the translucent onions.
  • Cook them with all spice powders (garam masala powder, pepper powder, cumin seed powder) and close the pan with a lid and cook on simmer.
  • Once they get cooked well, add the curry leaves and already cooked okra pieces to the masalas.
  • Let them cook again for a few minutes.
  • Check for salt and for spices.
  • Add the cooked Basmati rice to the vegetables and toss them gently until they get well mixed.
  • Serve them hot.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe