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Tasty Okra-Pappad Fry

Okra and Pappad pieces fried with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This Okra-Pappad Fry is an easy, tasty and popular side-dish only needs 8 mins microwave cooking-time. This side-dish is the best combination for rice and sambar and chapathis.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups chopped Okra(clean and wipe dry before chopping)
    • 4 pappads (microwave-high for a min and crush them)
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
    • 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp white sesame seeds(optional)-this adds fine flavour to the fry
    • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper powder
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 2 tsp salt to taste
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1 tbsp refined oil


    1. Take a microwave bowl and mix all the ingredients with 1/2 cup water and Microwave(high) this mixture for 8 mins.
    2. Serve this Okra-Pappad fry hot with rice and sambar or chapathis.