Curried Lemon Okra



1/8 cup oil
½ tsp. Shiba’s Popping Seeds
½ tsp. Shiba’s Turmeric
2 dry red chili pods
2 med. potatoes – peeled, diced into bite size pieces
1 tsp. salt
1½ tsp. Shiba’s Curry Masala
2 lb. okra – fresh or frozen, cut into ½ inch round slices
¼ cup lemon juice, preferably fresh


  1. Heat the oil in a large, heavy bottom saucepan.
  2. Brown popping seeds then add turmeric and chili pods.
  3. Add potato pieces and salt. Stir all and cook over high heat until potato begins to brown.
  4. Stir from time to time.
  5. Mix in salt, curry powder and okra.
  6. Cover and cook over medium heat until okra is very soft and slightly slimy. Mash it lightly.
  7. Pour in lemon juice. (Lemon juice helps to control the sliminess and provides exhilarating taste)
  8. Stir all together and serve.

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