Okra with Mushrooms


  • ½ teaspoon coriander seed
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 cardamom pod
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • 2 cups frozen cut okra ( ½ inch thick)
  • 1 cup mushroom
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Sri Lankan Chili powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Add coriander seeds, cumin seeds and cardamom seeds to a mortar and pestle and pound until the seeds are crushed
  • Add oil to a covered saucepan and add the pound seeds and fry on low flame for about 1 minute
  • Add garlic and ginger and fry for another minute
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry for about 30 seconds or so
  • Add okra, mushroom, water, turmeric, chili powder and salt and cover and cook for about 10 minutes
  • Add milk and cook uncovered for about a minute
  • Serve with warm rice
  • Serves: 2 – 3
  • ** If using fresh okra, increase the amount of water to ¾ cups.
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2 thoughts on “Okra with Mushrooms

  1. sobia June 2, 2012 at 12:39 pm Reply

    hi, can you post some traditional meat & seafood curries please?

    • Chelvi S June 5, 2012 at 9:29 pm Reply

      Hi, Unfortunately I am a vegetarian, I don’t know how to cook meat or seafood curries 😦

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