Okra Broccoli stir fry

Two of my friends came over to chit chat and we got talking about this blog. They are both working professionals and after a long day's work, they don't have much time to come home and cook elaborately. This is when quick and easy dinners are handy. I normally whip up some easy vegetable stir fry and eat it with rice and yogurt. This is one such recipe I love making. You should try it too, especially if you want to cook something so delicious in a short time. Recipe: Okra Broccoli  stir fry Serves 4

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Okra- 1 cup Broccoli- 1 cup Pearl onion- 5 nos (if you don't have pearl onion, use red onion- 1/4 cup) Green chillies- 2 Mustard seeds- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1 tsp Red chilli powder- 1 tsp Coriander powder- 1 tsp Asafoetida- a pinch Curry leaf- a few (optional) Salt- to taste Oil- 2 tsp


1. Clean and cut the okra into small, round pieces. Clean broccoli, cut off the stem, and mix the okra and broccoli together and keep aside. photo

2. Dice the pearl onions into small pieces.

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3. Heat oil. When the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds and wait for it to splutter. Then add the onions, green chillies and saute. Now add the curry leaf (if using). Add in turmeric, red chilli and coriander powder. Add asafoetida. Saute till the raw smell is gone. Now add in the okra and broccoli and mix well. Cook for about 5 minutes. Okra broccoli fry is now ready! Serve hot with rice and yogurt.

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