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Ladies Finger Masala

Okra is a very versatile vegetable eaten throughout India. This dish enchances the okra with spice.


Serves (4 to 5)


As necessary                      Cooking Oil


Ingredients (A)

300 grams                           Ladies Fingers (bhindi)


Ingredients (B)

teaspoon                           Cumin Seed

2 sprigs                                 Curry Leaves

1 piece                                  Green Chilli (sliced)


Ingredients (C)

50 grams                               Onion (sliced)

2 pieces                                 Garlic (chopped)


Ingredients (D)

3 tablespoons                      Fish Curry Powder

100 grams                           Tomatoes (chopped)

30 grams                              Red Capsicum (chopped)


Ingredients (E)

1 teaspoon                            Garam Masala

2 tablespoons                       Thick Coconut Milk 

2 teaspoons                          Tomato Sauce

As necessary                        Salt


Ingredients (F)

As necessary                        Red Chilli (sliced)

As necessary                        Tomatoes (cut in 6 pieces)



1. Heat the oil in a cooking wok.

2. Cut and fry the Ingredients (A), with salt, in little oil and leave it aside.

3. Then add in Ingredients (B), after few seconds then add in the Ingredients (C), and fry it till golden brown.

4. Add in the Ingredients (D), reduce the flame and fry it till fragrant and oily.

5. Once the masala is done then add in the Ingredients (A & E), into the wok; stir well. Increase the flame if its necessary.

6. Add in salt if its necessary.

7. Finish it off, with Ingredients (F), and simmer it.


* Fish curry powder is a mixture of spices only. It is called fish curry powder because it is mostly used in fish and seafood dishes. But it contains no trace of seafood.


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Ladies Finger Masala.