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ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White

ANGLO-INDIAN RECIPE BOOKS by Bridget White
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Thursday, March 14, 2013

PEPPER LADY FINGERS / OKRA FRY





LADY’S FINGER /OKRA:
Ladies Finger / Okra contains vitamins A and C and is a good source of iron and calcium. It also contains starch, fat, ash, thiamine and riboflavin. The superior fiber found in okra helps to stabilize the blood sugar by curbing the rate at which sugar is absorbed from the intestinal tract. It also helps lubricate the large intestines due to its bulk laxative qualities. Its anti-inflammatory properties help in treating lung inflammation, sore throats, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, etc. Being very alkaline, it helps to neutralize acids and provides a temporary protective coating for the digestive tract. Okra / ladies finger is also good in normalizing the blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

Here is an easy recipe for LADY FINGERS / OKRA PEPPER FRY.
Serves 6           Preparation Time 30 minutes
Ingredients

½ kg tender lady’s finger,
2 teaspoons Black pepper powder / fresh ground pepper
½ teaspoon turmeric powder,
Salt to taste,
2 tablespoons oil,
2 onions sliced finely and crisply fried

 Wash the whole lady’s fingers and dry them well with a soft towel. Cut into them rings discarding the ends. Mix the cut okras / lady fingers with the black pepper powder / ground pepper, turmeric powder, and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry on low heat till the lady’s fingers turn golden brown and crisp.
Granish with the fried onions

Serve with Steamed White Rice and Pepper water, or just have it with Chapattis or Bread. Either way you'll enjoy it.

 

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