Fresh okra is crisply stir-fried and tossed with onions, fresh herbs & savory pickling spices.
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 pack Karari Bhindi Recipe Kit (No. 26)
Produce & Natural Foods
- 1 pound Okra
- 1 piece Onion [1 medium-sized = 0.4 lb]
- 1 piece Fresh Ginger Root [2 inch long & roughly ½ inch diameter Or Equivalent]
- 2 piece Garlic Cloves (medium-sized)
- 0.5 piece Lemon (medium-sized)
Basic Cooking Ingredients
- 2 Tablespoon Cooking Oil [Sunflower, Safflower, Canola or Olive Oil based on preference]
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- Cutting & Chopping
1. Cut okra width-wise about ¼ inch thick slices.
- 2. Peel and finely dice onion.
- 3. Peel & finely dice fresh ginger root OR grate using ginger grater.
- 4. Peel & finely mince garlic cloves OR crush using garlic press.
- Preparing Herb & Spice Mix (Layering Technique)
Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil in wok OR sauté pan on medium-high heat.
- Layer 2
When oil is heated, turn heat to medium and add entire contents of Gold Pack to roast spices. Continue on medium heat, stirring often, till you smell slight aroma of roasted spices. It will take 10-15 seconds to roast spices if oil is hot enough.
- Layer 3
Add diced onion, diced ginger and minced garlic. Continue on medium heat, stirring often, until the onions become translucent and ginger & garlic lose their pungent smell and start smelling nutty & little sweet.
- Layer 4
Add entire content Black Pack, 1 teaspoon of salt & ground red chili (optional, according to taste). Continue on medium heat for another 1 minute, stirring gently and mixing well.
- Layer 5
Add chopped okra & lemon juice. Mix it well for 2-3 minutes. Cover the wok/ sauté pan with lid, keep the heat at medium, stirring occasionally, until okra gets cooked to desired texture.
How to Tell When Oil is Hot When a small piece of food (a bit of ginger OR garlic OR onion) sizzles immediately when added to the pan. Start Cooking only after all the Preparation steps are completed In Indian Cooking each step move fast so every ingredient should be in ready-to-cook state and should be close to the cooking station before starting cooking.
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