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Sinhalese Okra     Veg   HT  ACC  Sri Lankan   25mins

Serves 4    Hot Vegetarian Vegan Vegetables Spices Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless   Sri Lanka Ceylon Ceylonese Asia Asian

450g/1lb Okra, fresh or frozen (thawed)
Oil for shallow frying
1 tbsp Medium Curry Powder (check ingerdients)
1 tbsp Ground Turmeric
1 Onion, chopped
1 Green Capsicum (Sweet Pepper), diced
teasp Ground Cinnamon
1 tbsp Sugar
1 tbsp Lime Juice


1. Heat the oil in a frying pan until hot then add the okra (making sure they are dry) and fry until golden brown on all sides.

2. Add the curry powder, turmeric, onion, green pepper, cinnamon, salt and sugar mix well and cook for 3-5 minutes, turning from time to time.

3. Remove from heat, stir in the lime juice and serve immediately.


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