Indian Spiced Stuffed Okra


Indian Spiced Stuffed Okra


  • Wash and dry the okra. Cut the top and bottom off. Make a vertical slit on each okra, taking not to split them in half. 

  • Make the stuffing by mixing ground peanuts, red chili powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric, cilantro and salt. 

  • Fill the stuffing in the okra slit carefully making sure not to split them in half. 

  • Once all the okras are stuffed, add oil in a pan over medium heat. Save any leftover stuffing to the side. 

  • Add the stuffed okra to the pan and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes stirring gently a couple times. If there is any leftover stuffing sprinkle it over the cooked okras and give it a gentle stir cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes. Enjoy hot! 

  • 1 pound fresh okra

  • 3 tablespoon coarsely ground roasted peanuts 

  • 1 tablespoon Kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander

  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon cooking