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Bhindi Dopeaza


  • 1 pound okra
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic paste or powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander paste or powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Cut the tip and the very bottom from the okra just to clean it, but do not slice.
  2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add all ingredients except okra, tomato and cilantro. Cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Add okra, then cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
  6. Garnish with tomato and cilantro.
  7. Serve with rice, naan or pita bread.

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