Indian Fried Okra

Above:  Cook it down, stirring frequently

Prepping the raw ingredients
Indian Fried Okra
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Finished dish is almost unrecognizable but full of spicy goodness
Recipe type: Side dish
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb Fresh okra sliced thin width-wise (little circles), tops cut off
  • 1 Medium onion chopped
  • 1 Medium cuban or banana pepper (not spicy) chopped or medium tomato de-seeded
  • 1 Hot chili minced
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • ground mustard and coriander seed
  • other Indian Spices to taste
  1. Cook it down, stirring frequently
  2. Best cooked in a large cast-iron frying pan. The objective is to cook down the okra while mixing frequently, until all the 'slime' of the okra is cooked away and the okra is reduced by 80 percent.
  3. First saute the onion and chili in the oil, add the ground seeds, medium-high heat. Add the okra and Indian Spices and cook for 25 minutes stirring frequently'
Finished dish is almost unrecognizable but full of spicy goodness

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Eliza Alys Young, aka CreativEliza, is a free spirit, world traveler, creative expert, and part of multicultural family… Eliza shares her time between the US, Dominican Republic and beyond. When she is not caring for her high-energy kids, writing her poetry or for her blog, creating art or cooking up a storm, she is designing for her own company, Design Intense.

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