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0 min Makes 4 servings. Main Ingredient: OKRA*SALAD* Cuisine: Indian

Cooking: Ready in 30 minutes Start to finish: 1 day min



1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)

1 medium or 2 small tomatoes, quartered, seeded, and

roughly diced

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped

About 8 cups canola oil for frying

1 pound fresh okra, trimmed and cut lengthwise into thin strips

4 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons chaat masala*

*Chaat masala is a blend of spices used most often in Indian street food. It is available at Indian markets or online at kalustyans.com.

Nutrition Facts

per serving of Makes 4 servings.




Step 1In small mixing bowl, stir together onion, tomato, and cilantro. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 2In wide, 4-inch-deep heavy pot over moderate heat, heat 1 1/2 to 2 inches oil until deep-fat thermometer registers 350°F. Fry okra in batches (returning oil to 350°F between batches) until golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer fried okra to paper towels to drain.

Step 3In large mixing bowl, combine okra, onion-tomato mixture, lemon juice, salt, and chaat masala. Toss gently and serve immediately.

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