Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is Lata M.N.'s recipe from the Thursday magazine. Hope you enjoy it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind together the coconut, green chillies and turmeric powder using a little water to get a coarse paste.
  2. Keep aside this"masala mix".
  3. Heat 2 tbsps.
  4. of oil in a pan.
  5. Once its hot, add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
  6. Once they stop spluttering, add asafoetida powder, red chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Stir-fry briefly.
  8. Then add the chopped okra pcs.
  9. and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  10. Add salt and tamarind paste.
  11. Mix well and boil for 2 minutes.
  12. Now add the ground masala mix with the required quantity of water{as much as you need to make the curry}.
  13. Boil for 3 minutes.
  14. Remove from flame.
  15. Serve hot with rotis{Indian flatbreads} or rice.