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5 from 2 votes

Okra Fry Recipe

Okra Fry is downright delicious, sumptuous and healthy stir fry with few simple ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Allergen: Dairy free
Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 105kcal



  • Place a pan over medium heat and add oil.
  • As the oil heats up, add cumin seeds.
  • When the cumin seeds sizzle, chopped onions and saute until they turn translucent.
  • Now, add chopped okra and cook on high heat for 2 min.
  • Add all the spices and mix gently.
  • When they turn crispy, add salt to taste and mix well.
  • Okra Fry is ready! Serve them hot with steamed rice or roti!


  • Leftovers make a delicious filling for a sandwich.
  • You can add roasted peanuts as a final garnish for variation.
  • Use a nonstick pan if you like to add less coconut oil or any oil.
  • Add sambar powder or curry powder for variation.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg