Curried Okra With Onions

Okra curry with basmati rice
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  • 19 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6

This skillet okra recipe is nicely seasoned with curry powder and a dash of cayenne pepper. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound okra, washed, trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium tomato, diced, optional
  • 1 large onion, quartered and sliced
  • dash cayenne pepper, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon mild curry powder, or to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy non-stick or well-seasoned iron skillet; add okra and stir-fry for 10 minutes, turning frequently to keep from sticking.
  2. When the okra is lightly browned, add remaining ingredients.
  3. Continue cooking for an 3 minutes longer, or until onions are tender.

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