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Stuffed Okra

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"My East Indian girlfriend taught me this spicy side dish. Serve hot with any kind of fish, poultry, or meat."
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2 h 20 m servings 200
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine mango powder, ginger, cumin, turmeric, chili powder, salt, and 1/2 teaspoon oil together in a bowl; set aside for flavors to blend for 2 hours.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Trim okra and make a slit lengthwise down the side of each okra, creating a pocket. Fill each pocket with the spice mixture.
  4. Place corn flour in a resealable plastic bag; add filled okra and shake to coat.
  5. Fry okra in the hot oil until golden brown, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer fried okra using a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 200 calories; 12.2 22.3 3.2 0 307 Full nutrition

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This was a really fun recipe. I did leave out the ginger due to personal preference. While in a hurry, I misread an ingredient. I read corn flour as cornmeal. Here in the South we fry our okra i...