This dish is spicy, tangy chutney made combining various ingredients like okra, cumin seeds, green chillies, coriander leaves, anardana powder, amchur powder and onion which are sautéed together and seasoned with a sizzling tempering of aromatic and flavorful ingredients giving the chutney a appetizing and delectable tang.
Okra chutney goes well with any type of Indian flat breads, rice etc. Okra is a humble vegetable having gummy, slimy qualities and extensively used in making a variety stir-fry dishes, added to stews, curries etc in most Southern States of India.
Tender okra cooks fast, has a pleasing flavor when cooked and complements well with various flavors. Cooked Okra has a soft texture, very flavorful, unique to taste and delicate. When deep or stir-fried, they have a nice crispness and crunchiness to provide while you take a bite. Okra is power packed with nutritional benefits.
It is rich in vitamin A, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and folacin. It also provides impressive amount of potassium and calcium. Anardana powder or pomegranate seeds powder is an interesting spice used for flavouring this chutney. The anardana powder is widely used in most north Indian dishes like the curries, stews, stir-fries which enhances the taste of the dish and gives an amazing tang on taste.
Amchur powder is another excellent flavouring spice that gives a tangy taste to the chutney. Do prepare this dish that is unique to taste, exotic and delicious to eat. Finally with a mix of so many aromatic spices, the Okra flavour just stands above any comparison and mingles well with these spices absorbing to offer delectable taste.
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