Okra With Onions Recipe

Step 1

Put onion, garlic, ginger & 1/4 cup water into blender & blend till smooth.

Step 2

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add cumin & fennel. After 20 seconds or so, add the paste from the blender & the turmeric.

Step 3

Cook for 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the coriander & fry stirring for a minute. Add tomato sauce & cook stirring for 1 minute. Turn off heat.

Step 4

Wash okra & wipe with paper towel. Slice a few pods at a time into 1/4" rounds.

Step 5

Turn the heat to medium again under the skillet. Add the okra, salt, garam masala, lemon juice & 6 tb hot water. When the onion paste is bubbling, cover, reduce heat to very low & cook for 35 minutes. Stir every ten minutes or so.

Madhur Jaffrey, "An Invitation to Indian Cooking"

Things You'll Need

  • 4md Onions, coarsely chopped
  • 5ea Garlic cloves, coarsely ch.
  • 1ea Piece of ginger, 2" long
  • 6tb Ghee
  • 1ts Whole cumin seeds
  • 2ts Whole fennel seeds
  • 1ts Ground turmeric
  • 1ts Ground coriander
  • 3tb Tomato sauce
  • 1lb Fresh young okra
  • 1ts Salt
  • 2ts Garam masala
  • 2tb Lemon juice

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