Fried Okra Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Tamarind
Cuisine: Indian
Author: CreativEliza
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 20 mins
great snack
Ingredients
  • 1 pound okra
  • ½ package of cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • oil for frying
Instructions
  1. heat the oil for frying
  2. slice the tops off the okra, make a slit down the middle and remove the seeds
  3. mix the cream cheese, tamarind past, curry powder and salt in a bowl
  4. stuff the okra with the cheese mixture
  5. mix the chickpea flour with just enough water to form a thick batter
  6. dip the stuffed okra in the chickpea flour then drop into the hot oil
  7. cook until golden brown, drain on paper towels and serve warm.
Notes
chickpea flour (also known as besan flour) can be purchased at Indian markets and health food stores
Recipe by Amor y Sabor at http://amorysabor.com/tang-of-tamarind/