Recipe: Spicy Stuffed Okra
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)
1 Red chilli (ground)
1/4 tsp Turmeric (ground)
3/4 tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
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