Okra Curry Recipe

Looking for an easy Okra Curry recipe? Learn how to make Okra Curry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jayshree

Makes 4 servings



Okra Sabzi (curry) made in South Indian Style - Low Calories

Recipe Ingredients for Okra Curry

1 1/2 lb okra
1 tbsp oil
1 large tomato
1 large onion
1 tsp salt
1 tsp lentils
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds

Recipe Directions for Okra Curry

  1. Prepare Tadka separately and keep. Use One TBSP of the prepared Tadka.

  2. Tadka Preparation : Heat 5 to 6 tbsp oil (peanut, canola or vegetable) in a frying pan for a few minutes. Add Mustard seeds to hot oil. Wait for a few minutes till the seeds start to pop in oil. Now add cumin seeds and turmeric powder to the mix. Add lentils to the mix. Heat the mixture for a few seconds and remove Tadka.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp tadka in a frying pan. Add cut onions. Fry them till they are golden brown

  4. Add cut tomatoes and heat them till the mixture loose volume

  5. Add 2 to 3 cups of water slowly and bring it to boil

  6. Add Salt to this mixture and stir the mix.

  7. After the water starts boiling, add the Semolina slowly while continuously stirring the mix. It's important to let semolina mix smoothly in boiling water.

  8. After Semolina becomes a good paste, switch off the heat. It's ready to be eaten.

  9. Upma can now be garnished with freshly cut Cilantro leaves and a tsp or two of Indian Pickles can be used along with the serving

Categories

Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 260.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
599mg
25%
Potassium
706mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
18.6g
6%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 74%
Calcium 16% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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