Crispy Okra with Rice

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Crispy Okra with Rice

Ingredients
Okra
Onions
Tomatoes
Spices – Dried ginger powder, turmeric, roasted cumin powder nor chaat masala
Cumin for Cooking rice
Coriander
Rice
Lime/Lemon Juice

Cut Okra horizontally in half and then cut it once more lengthwise (see pic). Generously drizzle ghee and salt and put it in the oven at 450F for 20 minutes. Broil for another 3-4 minutes till its crisp. Add tomatoes, onions and spices, lemon juice.

Cook Rice separately. In a pan, heat some ghee and whole cumin seeds till they splutter. Add the rice, salt, coriander and lemon juice. You can add some green chillies if you like.

Vata Yes
Pitta Lower the quantity of spices, Omit tomatoes and onions
Kapha Ok in moderation
Gluten-Free Yes
Vegan If Ghee is replaced

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