Capsicum and Okra Vegetable

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 capsicums
  • 10-12 lady's finger (okra)
  • 3-4 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coconut, scraped
  • 1 tsp - gram flour
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin & mustard seeds mixed
  • 2-3 pinches of asafoetida
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder

How to Make Capsicum and Okra Vegetable

  • Wash and wipe the okra. Cut into 1/2" slices.
  • Wash and wipe the capsicums and chop them into quarters and halve them.
  • Remove seed heads and stalks. Do not remove all seeds.
  • Heat oil in a heavy pan.
  • Add okra slices and fry till they are bright and tender.
  • Drain and keep aside. Add seeds and allow them to splutter.
  • Add asafoetida, capsicum, chillies, and turmeric.
  • Stir fry till the capsicum is tender (3-4 minutes).
  • Add gram flour and salt, and stir till the capsicum is well-coated.
  • Add fried okra, salt, lemon juice, and sugar.
  • Stir for 2-3 minutes. Garnish with grated coconut.
  • Serve hot with bread, paratha, or chapati.