Okra Kura (Andhra)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • okra - 500 gm
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • dry red chillies 3 to 4, broken into pieces
  • tamarind 3 cm round ball
  • curry leaves few
  • onion - ?cup, finely sliced
  • jaggery powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • oil - 4 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to Make Okra Kura (Andhra)

  • Soak tamarind in ?cup of water for 15-20 mins and extract the pulp.
  • Wash the okra and wipe dry. Cut into 3 cm pieces.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add red chillies.
  • After few seconds, add curry leaves and onion.
  • Fry till onion is light brown.
  • Add okra and salt. Fry till okra is brown.
  • Add jaggery, coriander and cumin powders and tamarind extract.
  • Simmer till the okra is cooked and then masala coats the pieces.