Thursday, March 24, 2011

OKRA SASEME (Okra in mustard and yogurt Sauce)


Okra thinly sliced

Grated Coconut ½ cup

Mustard 2 tsp + ½ tsp for seasoning

Red chilies 2

Cumin seeds ½ tsp

Yogurt ½ cup

Curry leaves 1 strand

Hing a pinch

Salt to taste

Oil 1 tblsp


1) Grind together coconut, mustard, red chilies, cumin seeds to smooth paste adding little water at a time and set aside.

2) Beat the yogurt and set aside.

3) Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add the sliced okra and fry on medium heat until okra is soft and crunchy. Turn off the heat and let it cool for 10 mins.

4) In a large bowl, add cooked okra, yogurt, coconut mixture, salt and mix well.

5) Heat remaining oil in a pan and add mustard, when it starts to pop add curry leaves and hing.

6) Add the seasoning to the okra mixture and mix again.

7) Serve with hot rice.


Hari Chandana said...

Wowwwww... looks creamy and delicious.. thanks for the amazing recipe.. Gr8 job !!!!!

Indian Cuisine

Kannada Cuisine said...

Love it.. my favorite vegetable is okra aka lady's love love it

Sush said...

Lovely capture. Sasime is my favorite side dish

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Love the creamy preparation:)



Never made in this way with sesame seeds,loved it!

CinnamonNChillies said...

Hi First time here! Lovely okra preparation!! Following u :-) Please visit my space too when u have time :-)

Louise said...

wow looks yummy! love your blog!

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments :)