Sabzi Bhendi (Sauteed Okra With Cumin)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Adapted from Time-Life Foods of the World.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and halve the onion lengthwise, then slice lengthwise into paper-thin slivers.
  2. Heat ghee or butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and salt.
  4. Cook, stirring, until golden-brown, about 7-8 minutes.
  5. Add okra, cumin and pepper.
  6. Cook, lifting and turning vegetables, until okra is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 25 minutes.
  7. If frozen okra is used, it will be a bit sticky.
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i loved this to be fair ,i didnt use that much cumin even though i made this for one . i just did it for my taste zaar world tour 8 simple

Dienia B. August 15, 2012