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Stir fry Okra

Beautiful and fresh Okra straight from my garden.

lady finger

stir fry okra

Ingredients

–  5 – 6 okra’s  / lady finger  (diagonally cut)

–   2 big onions sliced

–  3-4 kokum

–  3 -4 tbsp oil

– salt to taste

Method

In a wok put some oil and fry onions till they turn golden brown .

Once done add okra’s and fry them for another  5 -6 mins till the okra’s turn soft .

Now add kokum and salt and stir till all the okra and onion are seasoned properly.

Serve it Hot .

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Chana Masala

chana masala


Ingredients :

– 200 grams Channas  (Kabuli Channa)

–  25 grams powder channa masala

–  1 springs coriander leaves

-1 pinch cumin seeds

-1 tbsp  ginger garlic paste

-2 Green chillies

-1  Lime

-3 tbsp oil

-2 onion

-2  tomatoes

-2 tsp  turmeric (optional)

-1 pinch whole garam masala

-1 Cup  grated coconut

-2-4 Curry leaves

-salt to taste

Method:

Soak chana in water overnight or to cook the same day soak them in warm water for atleast 5-6hrs .

Pressure cook chana, Drain the chana , reserve the liquid ,

Chop up onion, tomatoes. Heat oil in a deep saucepan and add cumin seeds ,curry leaves whole garam masala ,When the cumin seeds change color add chopped onion to it and saute till they are brown .

Add the Ginger-garlic paste to it and saute for couple of minutes . Add all the  tomatoes,  dry powders to it and saute add salt. Saute the tomatoes till they are soft and mushed up, Add the chana to the mixture and mix gently so that chana are properly coated in the mixture .

Add the reserved water depending on the gravy you need, check and adjust the seasoning. Simmer the stove and cook covered for 5-6 minutes , then add the grated coconut and mix gently.

Garnish it with coriander leaves .

Serve it with bhature, puri or chapatti with sliced onion and lemon wedge by the side.