Rice AccompanimentHyderabadi okra recipe, side dish for roti

Hyderabadi okra recipe, side dish for roti

Hyderabadi style okra recipe, a different style of making okra| ladies finger which i learnt from a nita metha cook book and i am here to share this recipe with you . This goes very well with roti and of course with rice too. Also check out my

Hyderabadi Okra

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 2-3

     Ladies finger | okra  250 gms
    Grated coconut   2 tbslp
    Cashew nuts  5
    Onion   1
    Tomato   2
    Red chili powder  3/4 tsp
    Coriander powder   1/4 tsp
    Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
    Curd | yogurt  2 tbslp
    Oil   1 tblsp
    Salt  as needed
    Curry leaves  few  
    Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
    Cumin seeds    1/4 tsp 


  • Cut the edges of the ladies finger and chop it lengthwise.
  • Add 1/2 tblsp of oil in a kadai and fry it in a low flame(stirring in between) for 10 mins.
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  • Grind the coconut and cashew into a smooth paste .
  • Add little water(1-2 tsp) while grinding.


  • When the okras are done,keep it aside.


  • Chop the onions and tomatoes finely.
  • Add oil in the kadai and throw in the mustard seeds,cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add the onions too.


  • When the onions turn pink, add the tomatoes and add the redchilli powder, salt,coriander powder,turmeric powder and saute well.


  • Saute in a low flame till the tomato becomes mushy.
  • Add the curd at this stage and nicely mix it to the onion tomato mixture.


  • Now add the ground coconut cashew mixture .
  • Add the cooked okras and mix gently.


  • Transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot with rotis/ rice.
  • We enjoyed with rice and Garlic rasam.

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