1 pound okra
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 medium onion
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and chopped finely
salt, to taste
jalapeno, to taste, optional
pepper, to taste
1. Cut both ends off each okra, and then cut them in two halves longitudinally. Mix them with lime juice in a bowl. Cut peeled onion into two halves then each half into longitudinal slices.
2. Put the oil in a sauce pan , add chopped garlic and ginger and fry for 1 minute. Add onion. Fry all these together until onion becomes very light brown (4-5 minutes).
3. Stir in okra mixture. Sprinkle salt to taste, and add chopped jalapeno (if using).
4. Cook for 8-10 minutes, but stir after every 1-2 minute until okra is tender. Sprinkle freshly ground pepper on top.
Serve as side dish or with vegan bread.