5 from 2 votes
Stuffed okra in a frying pan
Stuffed Okra
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Okra stuffed with ground peanuts, turmeric and red chili powder and pan fried over medium heat for a crispy flavor-bursting side dish to enjoy with fluffy roti's.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Stuffed Okra
Servings: 4
Calories: 143 kcal
Author: Archana
  1. Wash and dry the okra. Cut the top and bottom off. Make a vertical slit on each okra, taking care not to split them in half.
  2. Make the stuffing by mixing ground peanuts, red chili powder, ground cumin ground coriander, turmeric, cilantro and salt.
  3. Fill the stuffing in the okra slit carefully making sure not to split them in half.
  4. Once all the okras are stuffed, add oil in a pan over medium heat. Save any leftover stuffing to the side.
  5. Add the stuffed okra in the pan and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes stirring gently couple of times. If there is any leftover stuffing sprinkle it over the cooked okras and give it a gentle stir cooking for another 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Enjoy hot!

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Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Okra
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 625mg27%
Potassium 486mg14%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1500IU30%
Vitamin C 29.2mg35%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.