Recipe: Okra Rice


Tomato - 1.5

Okra(lady fingre) - 1 lb

Onion - 1

Basmati Rice - 2 cups

Ginger garlic paste - 2 tblsp

Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp

Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp

Chilly Powder - 2 tsp

Corriander Powder - 2 tsp

Salt - to taste

Cilantro - for garnishing


Cook the rice with 3.5 cups of water with required amount of salt.

Cut the okra into small pieces and pan fry it with little salt and turmeric powder till it is completely fried.

Heat oil in another pan and saute the onions till it turns golden brown.

Fry the ginger garlic paste for a minute.

Add the tomatoes and fry till all the liquid from the tomato has evaporated..

Add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, corriander powder, garam masala powder and little salt.

Cook till oil oozes out of the mixture.

Toss this mixture with the cooked rice. The rice should be thoroughly coated with the masala mixture.

Finally mix in the fried okra. The okra should be evenly distributed throughout the rice.

Garnish with cilantro and serve with raita.