Crispy Okra Fry
A spicy, crunchy flavourful dish that can be served as a snackable and as a proper meal with healthy, fluffy chakki atta roti. Okra is a traditional Indian vegetable that is cooked in oil and spices. It can also go with a side of protein-rich lentils. Okra is a nutritious, vitamin-rich, fibrous vegetable. It is the perfect addition to the meal plan for the diet-conscious person. Crispy Okra can be used as a snack or a side dish. They taste best when served hot. The other dishes crispy Okra can be served alongside are, a warm cup of lentils and rice, beans like kidney beans and rice, etc. Okra is also served as the main dish, but the preparation is different and includes the seeds of the vegetable too.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serving: 1 box
- 260 grams Bhindi/ Okra/ Lady finger
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- ¼ tsp turmeric
- ½ tsp coriander powder
- ½ tsp cumin powder
- ½ tsp chaat masala
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ cup gram flour
- ¼ cup rice flour
- 2 tsp oil
- Oil for frying
- Chaat masala
- Wash, pat dry and then slice up the Okra.
- Slice up into thick strips and remove the seeds.
- Add chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, and chaat masala.
- Mix the spices well.
- Add lemon juice and salt, mix well.
- Marinate for 10 minutes making sure the seasonings mix well with the Okra.
- Add gram flour and rice flour.
- Mix well coating the flour mixture equally.
- Add oil, mix gently coating the masala well.
- Fry in hot oil.
- Stir occasionally and deep fry on medium flame.
- Fry until the Okra turn golden brown and crispy.
- Pat dry with kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
- Serve hot!