Indian Style Sauteed Okra


  • 750g Okra
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 tomatoes quartered
  • 1 tbs garam masala
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom seeds


  1. Remove the stems and cut the okra into 2.5cm lengths
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan, add the onion and cook for 10 minutes, or until golden.
  3. Add the okra, chilli powder, tumeric, tomato, and salt to taste, and cook, covered, stirring frequently, for 30-35 minutes, or until okra is tender.
  4. Add a little water, if required. Add garam masala and ground cardamom, and cook, stirring for 1-2 minutes.

Enjoy it with quinoa or your favourite Indian bread.

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