Okra Stir Fry / Ladies Finger Stir Fry

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Okra Stir Fry is a recipe prepared with ladies finger along with lentils and basic spice ingredients. It ia a flavorful dish made in Coconut Oil. It has coconut as well, roasted peanuts and tempered lentils like Urad dal and chana dal and spices. A well blend of flavour, taste and spices.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 250 gm Ladies Finger
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1 Green Chillies chopped
  • 2 pieces Red Chillies dry break into
  • 1 large Onion sliced
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 4 Garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tbsp Coconut grated
  • a handful Peanut roasted and skinned
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • leaves Coriander for garnish


  • Wash the whole ladies finger (do not cut the edges now). Rub and pat them dry in clean kitchen towel.
  • Cut off the edges and cut them into thin rings. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds, Urad dal, channa dal and saute till the dal turns golden.
  • Add the garlic, curry leaves, onion and the chillies. Saute till onions turns soft.
  • Now add the ladies finger, salt and the lemon juice, mix well.
  • Cover the pan and fry till the stickiness of ladies finger goes away around 5 mins.
  • Add the chilly powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder, mix well and fry further till the ladies finger is nicely cooked and soft approximately 5-10 mins.
  • Once it is done, add the grated coconut and the roasted peanut.
  • Fry for around 3-5 mins stirring continuously and take off the heat.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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