Okra And Val Bean Indian Stir Fry

Okra And Val Bean Indian Stir Fry

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Course: Indian Kitchen, Vegetarian Recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 280kcal


  • 1kg cut okra
  • 400g Val beans
  • 1-2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (Hing)
  • 2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin and coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tomato diced
  • handful of finely cut coriander leaves


  • Heat oil in a saucepan and add fenugreek seeds allow to infuse the oil for 1 minute on low to medium heat.
  • Add Asafoetida and about 30sec to infuse.
  • Add in the okra and Val beans, followed by all the spices. Give it a stir and leave to cook for 10-15 on medium heat.
  • Add the tomatoes and coriander, give it all a stir and leave to cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Check both okra and Val beans are cooked (should be soft). Add lemon, give it a stir and enjoy. Goes well with a flatbread as well as by itself.


Calories: 280kcal

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