RSS Feed

Tag Archives: okra

Bamya

Posted on

There can never be too many different ways to prepare okra.

Creole Okra

Posted on

I worked off of this recipe but used fresh okra and fresh tomatoes.

okra

Rajasthani Stuffed Okra

Posted on

Here’s the recipe.

okra

Peanut Stew with Okra and Aubergine/Eggplant

Posted on

I made peanut stew with okra and aubergine/eggplant.

stew

Blue Cheese-Pesto Pasta with Okra

Posted on

pasta

Origin

I used this recipe as my starting point.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 10 okra
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 100 grams pasta (uncooked weight)
  • 50 grams blue cheese (I used Cashel Blue)
  • 2 teaspoons pesto
  • salt to taste

Process

Bring water to boil for the pasta. While it is heating, wash the okra and trim off the ends, then slice them in half lengthwise. Heat a frying pan on medium and lightly brush it with oil.

Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the package. While the pasta is cooking, pan-fry the okra. Cook for 2 minutes on high, cut side down, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for an additional four minutes before turning them over. Cook an additional 4 minutes at medium heat, then add the lemon juice and toss to mix.

Drain the pasta and return it to the pan. Add the blue cheese and stir until it has melted. Add the pesto and okra to the pasta and stir well, then salt to taste.

pasta2

Serves 1.

Vendakkai Puli Kulambu

Posted on

okra

Okra is cooked with tamarind and sambar powder in this recipe. There’s snake gourd with dal and capsicum gravy in the background.

all

Andhra Okra Fry

Posted on

okra

I made okra fry, shown here with ridge gourd pepper kootu and Suriname pumpkin curry.

okra2