Okra recipes healthy and easy in different style

1692

Orka is called “Lady Finger” in many English-speaking countries. It is a healthy and common vegetable. It has very good benefits for health. We know nowadays diabetes is a common disease, okra is good for controlling diabetes. So if you know different okra recipes you will not be bored by the okra. Here I have described two okra recipes which are quick and easy recipes to cook.

Some of my friends requested me for a microwave oven recipe. These two recipes are for my friends who want to cook with a microwave oven. Lets enjoy cooking.

 

 

Okra boiled recipes

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 5 minutes
Total time 15 minutes
Servings 4

 

Ingredients for okra boiled recipes

500g Okra, cut into 2-3 inch size

1 cup water

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper, powder

 

Process for okra boiled recipes

  • Wash and cut okra.
  • Take an oven proof deep dish.
  • Pour water and put into the oven.
  • Boil water at high power for 2 minutes.
  • Add okra to the hot water and boil with salt water for 3-5 minutes.
  • After boiling, drain out water.
  • Add olive oil, black pepper with okra and simmer it for 1 minute.
  • Serve okra boiled while still warm.

 

                             Nutrition Facts
Calories 442
Total Fat 23.4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 2413
Potassium 1411mg
Total Carbohydrates 34.7g
Protein 16.2g
Nutrition Grade A
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
   
No cholesterol Very high in sodium
High in dietary fiber
High in manganese
High in thiamin
High in vitamin A
High in vitamin B6
Very high in vitamin C

 

Okra recipes with prawn

 

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 8 minutes
Total time 18 minutes
Servings 4

 

Ingredients for okra recipes with prawn

500g okra

250g prawn

1 tbsp onion, sliced

1/2 tsp garlic paste

½ tsp ginger paste

1 tbsp oil

½ tsp salt

4-5 pieces green chili, sliced

1 tbsp cilantro, sliced

Okra recipes with prawn
Okra recipes with prawn

Process for okra recipes with prawn

  • Wash okra and cut through the middle.
  • Remove the skin of prawns and wash. Rinse water very well
  • Take an oven proof dish and add oil to the oven proof dish.
  • Add onion slice, garlic paste, ginger paste to the oil.
  • Put the dish inside the microwave oven. Cook this at high power for 1 minute.
  • Add okra, prawns, green chili slices, and salt to the ingredients.
  • Cover the dish and cook the okra for 3 minutes.
  • Take out the dish after 3 minutes and turn over the okra and prawn.
  • Cook the okra for another 2 minutes without a lid.
  • Add cilantro slices to the okra.
  • Take out the dish from the oven and okra recipes with prawn is ready to serve.
  • Serve the dish with rice or tortilla or pulao.

If you like my okra recipes please share these recipes with your family and friends.

I love to cook and like to share my delicious food recipes with my beloved friends.

 

 

                             Nutrition Facts
Calories 623
Total Fat 18.4g
Cholesterol 526mg
Sodium 1813
Potassium 1811mg
Total Carbohydrates 42.7g
Protein 66.2g
Nutrition Grade A
                          Nutrition Analysis
Good Points Bad Points
High in calcium High in sodium
High in dietary fiber High in cholesterol
High in manganese
High in thiamin
High in vitamin A
High in vitamin B6
Very high in vitamin C
High in magnesium
High in phosphorus
High in vitamin B12

 

Happy Cooking

Comments are closed.