Quick Okra (Jhatpat Bhindi)

Quick Okra (Jhatpat Bhindi)

Introduction :

Style: North Indian Vegetarian


Ingredients :

Cooking time (approx.): 11 minutes
Serves: 4

300 grams (about 12 oz.) okra cut into small (1/4 inch) pieces
1 medium onion(s) sliced finely
3 tablespoon(s) oil
1 teaspoon(s) each of red chilli, coriander and cumin powders
½ teaspoon(s) each of turmeric powder and hot spice mix (garam masala) powder
2 green chilli(es) slit
a squeeze of lemon and salt to taste


1. Heat oil on medium level in a pan for about 2 minute(s).
2. Add onions, and stir fry on medium level for about 4 minutes or till they are very lightly browned. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala. Fry again for a few seconds.
3. Add the okra and the slit green chilli(es). Add a dash of lemon and sprinkle salt to taste. Mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for about 5 minutes or till the okra is cooked but firm.