• 1 pound okra
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt
  • jalapeno, optional
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil


1. Cut the both ends off each okra, and then cut them in two halves longitudinally. Mix them with lime juice in a bowl.

2.Cut peeled onion into two halves then each half into longitudinal slices.

3. Put the oil in a sauce pan , add chopped garlic & ginger and fry for one minute. Then add onion. Fry all these together till onion becomes very light brown (4-5 minute).

4.Stir in okra mixture. Sprinkle salt to taste, and add chopped jalapeno (optional).

5. Cook for 8-10 minutes, but stir after every 1-2 minute till okra is tender.

6.Sprinkle freshly ground pepper on top.

Serve as side dish or with vegan bread.

Serves: 4