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Lentil and okra curry

Easy okra recipes

Published: November 16, 2020 at 5:10 pm
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Okra, also known as bhindi or lady's fingers, stands up well to spicy flavours. Try it in aromatic curries, sides and snacks

Looking for okra recipes? Want to make the best veggie main or side dish? Originally from Africa, okra is a vegetable widely used in Caribbean, Creole, Cajun and Indian cuisine. Try one of our recipes below or see our vegetarian curry recipes.

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Okra recipes

Crispy okra

London’s Riding House Café in Bloomsbury coats okra in semolina, deep-fries it and serves it with a yuzu ponzu dip.

A blue and white pattered plate with deep fried strips of okra and a small pot of creamy dip on a wooden table

Crispy salt ‘n’ pepper okra

Recreate this Indo-Chinese recipe from Soho’s chic Kolkata-inspired café, Fatt Pundit. Okra really shines when you add Himalayan pink salt to the mix.

Crispy salt ’n’ pepper okra

Okra and tomato tabbouleh

Okra's subtleness works well with strong flavours. This recipe with bulgar wheat, mint, parsley and lemon is ideal.

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Okra And Tomato Tabbouleh Recipe

Lentil and okra curry

This flavourful veggie curry proves how delicious okra can be. Plus, it will be on the table in just 30 minutes.

Lentil and okra curry

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