Saturday, December 18, 2010

Okra (Lady’s Fingers) Curry

Okara (Lady’s Fingers) these hairy and sticky vegetable helps to relieve constipation and sticky substance in okra is used to treat gastric ulcer. It’s a good source of soluble fiber which helps in controlling the cholesterol level.

Serves 2-3

200g okra wash & slice diagonally
2 green chilies sliced diagonally
1 onion diced
Few curry leaves
Pinch of turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp curry powder
Salt to taste
200ml low fat milk / 100ml coconut cream
1 tomato roughly chopped
1 tbsp lemon juice


Add all ingredients in a large wok, except lemon juice. Cover the lid and cook for 5 minutes till okra is soft.

Turn off heat, mix lemon juice and serve with rice.

Okra on Foodista

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Jamie Oliver’s Leeks and Chickpea Soup

Serve’s 2


1 medium size leek stick chopped
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion chopped
1 tbsp minced garlic & ginger
100g boiled chickpeas
2 tsp corn flour mixed in cold water
1 vegetable soup cube
Parsley for garnishing
Salt and pepper to taste


Heat oil in a large pan, sauté onion, garlic, and ginger for a minute. Add chopped leeks, soup cube sauté till leeks are wilted turns to golden colour. Add one bowl of water and boil for about 5 minutes.

When the soup starts simmering, add corn flour mixture stir well. Add boiled chickpeas, salt and pepper to taste.

Ladle in soup bowls and garnish with parsley.
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