Okra Recipes Healthy and Easy in Different Style

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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 of water
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, powder


  • Wash and cut okra.
  • Take an oven-proof deep dish.
  • Pour water and put it into the oven.
  • Boil water at high power for 2 minutes.
  • Add okra to the boiling 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.

Okra recipes with prawn

Okra with Prawn
Okra 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 tablespoon onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4-5 pieces green chili, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, sliced


  • Wash okra and cut through the middle.
  • Remove the skin of prawns and wash. Rinse water very well
  • Take an ovenproof 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.

Recipe by Sultana

*Happy Cooking*


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