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Indian Style Okra

What you need: 

3-4 cups okra
1/4 cup Tandoori powder
1 teaspoon tumeric
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 Tbl chickpea or whole wheat flour
1 Tbl cornmeal (optional)
1-2 Tbl black mustard seeds
3-4 Tbl olive oil

What you do: 

Cut okra in slice.
Mix all powder ingredients together and coat okra. Let sit 10-15 minutes.
Fry mustard seeds till they pop or tuen grey and add okra mixture.
While frying, stir frequently to prevent sticking.
I fry mine till a bit crunchy, but the tast is wonderful either soft or crunchy.
Serve with chopped tomatoes or a corn curry.

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SO HOW'D IT GO?

Tandoori powder isn't baking powder.  It's a mix of spices you can find at Indian food stores or sometimes in the int'l foods aisle at your grocery store.  If you can't find it, there's a recipe here: http://www.curryfrenzy.com/curry/recipes/Tandoori-Powder.html

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