Thursday, September 10, 2015

Okra fry

Simple okra fry from Mrs.K.M.Mathews Cook book. Recipe#23


  1. Okra/Vendakka - 250 gm
  2. Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Kayam/Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  5. Besan powder - 2 tbs
  6. Oil for deep fry


  1. Slit the okras length wise in to thin strips. (I have used baby okra since i didn't get normal okras in the store)
  2. Sprinkle chilli powder, kayam and salt and mix well using a fork taking care not to break them or mash them. Keep them for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Mix besan to the above using the fork before frying
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan
  5. Deep fry the okras till they are crisp and slightly browned
We loved having Okra fry with Rice and Sambar for our lunch today!

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