October 26, 2010

Okra wrap/stir-fry

What I used: (Makes 6 wraps, or 4 single servings as a lunch/dinner side dish)
2cups fresh okra, washed, wiped dry and cut into diagonal chunks
1cup onion cut lengthwise
2tsp red chili flakes
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4tsp cumin powder
1/2tsp salt or more as needed
1tsp olive oil

Spray a little cooking spray on a baking sheet, and bake the okra at 350F, for 12-15 minutes. Or you can do the same on a stove top skillet. Roast okra on medium heat for 10-12 minutes. The green okra skin will get golden brown patches. Set aside.
Get a skillet nice and hot, add the onions and oil together, roast on high heat for a minute. Add in the cooked okra. To this, add all the powders, roast for 2  minutes on high heat. Just for 2 minutes. You are done.
I usually cook this stir-fry for dinner, as a side dish. The remaining, is wrapped into chapathi/tortilla rolls for lunch the next day. Its fast and healthy, especially if you love okra!