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Okra Stir fry

This masala okra stir fry is inspired by the masala stuffed okra with I have been seeing around made by my fellow blogger's. But I was not patient enough to silt and fill in the stuffing and some got slitted  all the way through :(.I ended with this recipe which tasted equally nice:)

Okra- 20-25
Onion- 1 medium
Green chilly slit- 2

Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
hing - a pinch

Roasted peanut powder-2tsp
Roasted Sesame seeds- 1 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/2tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2tsp
Garam Masala- 1/2 tsp
Salt a pinch

Cut okra into desired shape. Heat one tsp of oil and add in the ingredients listed under masala and lightly roast it in low flame till the raw flavor disappears and set aside. Heat another two tsp of oil and add mustard seeds. Allow to splutter and add in green chilly, curry leaves and hing. Add onions and fry till golden brown and finally add okra and stir fry for two minutes. You can close with a lid for a few seconds and then continue to stir fry. When the okra is cooked add in the masala powder and stir fry for a few more seconds till it well coated and dried up. Enjoy with rice and rasam.

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Hope you will all enjoy..


  1. this recipe is new to me..must try..I always look out for new method...lovely..!

  2. My mom makes it this way Suja. Felt lovely to read this.

  3. Wat a droolworthy stir fry,never tried adding peanut powder with okras, time to try out..

  4. Suja,I know sometime even I look for short cuts,but you have come up with a short one and a very interesting one-I like the use of peanuts and sesame.Never worked with Okra and these two ingredinets.The preparation looks delicious !!!

  5. I am a big okra stir fry fan, but love your masala mix and your picture is super delicious.

  6. can i have some? very tempting:)

  7. Owh My!!! That okra dish is so tempting ya! :D

  8. I'm sure the okra lovers out there will enjoy your looks nice, great color.

  9. Perfect Okra ..... Droolz. Luv it

  10. Yummy and delicious.Woundeful picture tempting me.

  11. my favourite---loved it with rasam rice !

  12. Yummy okra dish,looks very tempting.

  13. Delicious stir fry with all spices.

  14. never made okra this way. looks perfect

  15. Spicy okra..mouth watering dish. Perfect comb. of masalas..looks delicious.

  16. looks very good. it is said OkrA is as good as mutton soup.

  17. Okra Fries looks awesome. Very easy preparation as well.

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  18. looks every bit delicious and spicy... am drooling here. it would be too good with steamed rice i am sure

  19. delicious and drool worthy...loved it

  20. wow, they look so crunchy/ okra cooked this way :)

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  21. suja photo kandittu kazhikkan tonnunnu superbbb

  22. pic kandittu kazhikkan tonnunnu suja superbbb

  23. wow adipoli ayittundu ketto kandittu kazhikkan tonnunnu

  24. awosome ur clicks show how much tasty is ur okra stire tempting and spicy

  25. Okra stir fry looks spicy, yummy and tempting. Lovely click.

  26. ente fav veggie aanu.. looks so delicious.. :) ithum chorum thairum undel kusalayi.. :)

  27. wow, looks super delicious, my fav too

  28. Perfectly made okra fry I have ever seen,love the recipe!

  29. peanut powder ok yittathu kondu adipolli ayirikkum ennu orappu.......

  30. yummy your version of ingredients in the fry...

  31. Thanks all for the sweet comments:)

  32. Wonderful okra fry... This is going into my bookmarks.

  33. I tried this recipe this afternoon and I have to tell u that it became an instant hit. My daughter who is very reluctant to eat vegetables had a second helping of it :)Hope to see more of ur interesting recipes.

  34. Thanks Sathya and Xina..Thanks for the love feedback Xina...So happy that you tried and like it,especially your daughter:)

  35. Suja, I tried this recipe and it was really fabulous. I just copied your recipe as it is and will be posting it soon with linking it back to your page.

  36. Thanks Faseela for the feedback,so happy you liked it,my favorite too,happy blogging!

  37. Replies
    1. Thanks SirisFood,so glad you liked it and tried,you made my to see it on your space,its an honor,thanks once again :)

  38. I made a small change while cooking this, I just cooked the okra on a non stick pan until the sides of the okra was slightly brown and the stickiness of the Okra gets dried up. Did not have sesame seeds, but the flavour of the peanuts were good enough. My husband finished up the whole stir fry in one shot.

    1. Thanks so much for the feedback Nitya,you are right,peanuts itself will add great flavor to Okra,glad your family also everyone love it :)


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