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Food Bandwagon: Crispy Lady’s fingers

15 Jul 2020

The current lockdown has transformed many a home cook into self-styled chefs, each of whom are experimenting with new recipes, sharing them with friends on social media and gaining a unique sense of satisfaction. 

Do you want to join this Food Bandwagaon? Send in your own recipes that can be churned out with limited ingredients. The best ones will be published here every Thursday. (Email: [email protected])


Today’s recipe: Crispy Lady’s fingers)

(Sent by: Shyamala Basu )


400gm lady’s fingers (okra)

3tbsp gram flour

2tbsp rice flour

½tsp turmeric powder

1tsp red chilli powder

2tsp coriander powder

1tsp garam masala

1tsp dried mango powder (amchur)

1tsp chaat masala

Salt, to taste

A pinch of asafoetida (hing)

3-4tbsp oil 


Wash and pat dry the lady’s fingers till they are completely dry. Cut of the tips and stems and slit each into four pieces lengthwise. Sprinkle the turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, mango powder, chaat masala, salt and asafoetida, and toss well. Then, add the gram flour and rice flour and toss well to coat evenly. Heat about 2tbsp of oil in a shallow pan and fry the seasoned lady’s fingers in batches. More oil may be added between batches. Remove each batch when crispy and golden brown. Serve warm.


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