Okra Recipes | Healthy & Easy in Different Style {Microwave Recipe}

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Okra recipes
Okra Boiled

Last Updated on November 20, 2021 by Sultana Parvin

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 a microwave oven recipe. These two recipes are for my friends who want to cook with a microwave oven. Let’s enjoy cooking.

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 Okra boiled recipes

Preparation time10 minutes
Cooking time5 minutes
Total time15 minutes
Servings4

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

How to Cook?

  • 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 is very easy to cook and healthy. I use a microwave oven for this recipe. You can prepare this on the burner.

Okra with Prawn

Okra with Prawn

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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

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Okra with Prawn
Okra with Prawn
Preparation time10 minutes
Cooking time8 minutes
Total time18 minutes
Servings4

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

How to cook healthy microwave recipe

  • 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.

*Happy Cooking*

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Sultana Parvin, the owner of this site (sultanarecipe.com) is a passionate recipe builder with thorough knowledge of food, nutrition, and dietary needs for people of different ages and different physical conditions. She has contributed her creative recipes to different food and recipe sites, e-books, and magazines. Sultana is widely experienced on different menu and food courses. With her amazing cooking expertise and innovative ideas, she has been writing various food recipes, particularly those Bangladeshi and Indian traditional main and side dishes like: vegetarian, chicken, meat, fish, desert, rice, noodles, cakes, cookies, soup, smoothies etc. Sultana possesses in depth knowledge on foods’ nutrition value and other relevant contents, such as calorie, carbohydrate, fat, sugar, fiber, sodium, protein etc. of a wide variety of food items. In addition to the taste of food items, Sultana analyses psychology and taste of different categories and ages of people while developing her food recipes. Publications of Sultana Parvin: Sultana wrote a number of Recipe Books, among those following recipe books have been published in Amazon.com: ** Yummy Vegetable Recipes: Delicious Indian Vegetable Dishes ** Authentic Indian Vegetable Dishes **30 Diabetic and Heart Healthy Indian Food Recipes with Nutritional Detail Sultana edited a famous recipe book, namely “Flavors of India and Africa” written by Khatun Gulamani of California, USA.

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