Bengali Style Okra

Bengali Style Okra

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Another delicious dish from east india…easy and quick to make and can be enjoyed hot with parathas or plain chapatis. Ladies finger being high in fibre helps to lower blood sugar levels.

Bengali Style Okra recipe - How to make Bengali Style Okra

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  1. Wash the ladies finger and pat dry completely on a kitchen towel. Trim off both the edges of all the ladies finger and cut them into half horizontally. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the poppy seeds and mustard seeds and grind in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the ladies finger and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till they become soft, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the green chillies, prepared powder, salt and sugar, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy36 cal
Protein0.6 g
Carbohydrates2.6 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat2.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg


Bengali Style Okra
 on 31 Dec 16 11:01 AM

It''s s simple and nice I will try it and also I like it
Tarla Dalal
31 Dec 16 11:54 AM
   Hi Mehar, Thank you for your kind words. Do try the recipe and let us know how you liked it.
Bengali Style Okra
 on 24 Jun 16 01:19 PM

Tarla Dalal
24 Jun 16 03:03 PM
   Hi Sudha , we are delighted you loved theBengali Style Okra recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.