Crispy Okra


  • 400g okra
  • 2 ½ tspn garlic paste
  • 1 ½ tspn ginger paste
  • approx 1 tspn vege oil
  • 1 ½ Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 60 g chick pea flour
  • 40 g Cornflour
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • Rock Salt to garnish
  • [Chaat masala for sprinkling]
  • Chilli powder to garnish


  • Wash the okra and dry thoroughly with kitchen towel. Top and tail and slice in half lengthwise
  • In a bowl, combine the vegetable oil, ginger and garlic to form a workable paste, spread the garlic/ginger all over the okra to ensure a good coating
  • Combine the  salt, corn flour , chick pea flour & chilli powder
  • Dredge the garlic/ginger coated okra in the flour mix – gently shake off excess
  • Deep fry the okra till crispy & golden brown
  • Remove from oil – place on a sheet of kitchen paper to drain
  • Sprinkle with the rock salt, chaat masala, and chilli powder
  • Serve right away

Stolen from Dishoom, London

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