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Okra Curry (Bandakka Curry)

Okra Curry

Okra is a popular vegetable in Sri Lanka. Preparing it in this manner minimizes the stickiness, but make sure it is well stir-fried well before adding the liquids.
 

4
Servings
241
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound okra
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 -3 green chiles, sliced
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 1/4 Teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 Teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 Cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Wash okra, cut off tops, and slice diagonally into 1-inch pieces. Heat the oil in the pan. Sauté the onions until translucent. Add the green chiles, curry leaves, and okra and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.

 

Add the turmeric, fenugreek seeds, and coriander powder and toss well. Add the coconut milk, water, and salt and simmer until okra is tender, about 20 minutes.
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving241
Total Fat20g30%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated11g56%
Protein5g9%
Carbs17g6%
Vitamin A58µg6%
Vitamin B60.4mg19%
Vitamin C98mg100%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K45µg56%
Calcium127mg13%
Fiber5g21%
Folate (food)89µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)89µg22%
Iron4mg19%
Magnesium107mg27%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus153mg22%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium629mg18%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg6.4%
Sodium589mg25%
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg18.9%
Zinc1mg8%