Crunchy Okra

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

  • 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.
  • Sprinkle the besan, ajwain, salt, turmeric, and chilli powder over the okra pieces. Mix well.
  • Julienne the ginger (cut the ginger into small thin matchstick pieces).
  • Heat oil in a kadai or wok. Deep-fry the okra in batches till golden brown.
  • Drain and keep aside on serving dish.
  • Deep-fry the ginger pieces till golden brown.
  • Garnish the okra with the ginger.
  • This dish goes well with ghee rice and rotis.