Okra / Ladies finger / Bhindi fry

Okra fry 4

The only time I cook okra is during the summer. This year we were blessed with a bountiful okra harvest. And lucky for me, everyone in my family loves it. Even Bheem. He loves to eat raw okra. P.S. Bheem is our yellow lab.


  • Oil – 2 tbsps, for seasoning(adjust)
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Onions – 1 small onion, chopped
  • Curry leaves – 6
  • Dry red chilli – 3 (optional)
  • Okra – 5 cups, chopped
  • Salt – to taste
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp (adjust according to taste)


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
  • Add onions, curry leaves and dry red chilli.
  • Saute until the onions turn transparent.

Okra fry 1

  • Add okra and little salt.

Okra fry 2

  • Let the okra’s cook until the slime disappears. (the sticky stuff)

Okra fry 3

  • Add chilli powder and salt to taste.
  • Saute for 3 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and enjoy.

Okra fry 5


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