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Palak - Okra Sabzi

Palak and okra cooked together with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

very tasty combination of palak and okra. goes very well with chapathi,idli and rice.needs 10 mins cooking time.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup chopped okra(ladies fingers)-wash and wipe with tissues
    • 1 cup chopped palak(spinach)
    • 4 green chillies (slit lengthwise)
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp ghee
    • 1 garlic clove (chopped)
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp tomato-chilli sauce
    • few curry leaves and coriander leaves
    • 1/2 cup water


    1. Heat oil and ghee in a kadai,add cumin and mustard seeds, then chopped garlic clove and curry leaves.saute for a min.
    2. Add chopped palak, turmeric powder,chilli powder and little salt.saute for 2 mins.
    3. Add the chopped okra ,green chillies,salt and add 1/2 cup water.let it cook for 3 more mins.
    4. Add tomato -chilli sauce and mix it well for amin. turn off the flame and sprinkle lemon juice over it.
    5. Mix well before serving Garnish with coriander leaves.