Spicy Stuffed Okra, Indian Style

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                              Recipe: Spicy Stuffed Okra

Serves: 2-3

Ingredients

For the Stuffing
1/4 cup coarse ground peanuts
100g tomatoes finely chopped
1″ fresh ginger grated
1 Green chilli finely chopped
a small bunch of coriander leaves finely choppeda small bunch of
1 tsp Coriander seed + Cumin seed (ground)
Red chilli (ground)
1/4 tsp Turmeric (ground)
3/4 tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp brown sugar

For Frying
200g Okra washed, edges trimmed and slit
½ tsp black mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 ½ tbsp peanut oil

To serve
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

indian spiced okra recipe

Preparation method
1. Mix all ingredients for the stuffing and fill it in the slitted Okra.
2. Heat oil in a wok and add Mustard, Cumin and Sesame seeds.
3. Add stuffed Okra and cook on a low to medium heat until done about 20 mins. Keep tossing it to distribute heat evenly and avoid scorching.
4. Sprinkle Coconut, Coriander leaves and lemon juice, toss and serve hot with Roti, paratha or naan.

photo credit: The MacKay Way


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