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Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Oven-Baked Okra Recipe: Skip the fried okra (bhindi or ladies finger—whatever you call it) and oven roast it instead. This method is quick and tastes super delicious. This is my favorite method to prepare fresh okra.

Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)

Plenty of people think okra is weird and slimy but when roasted this way — pretty much everything tastes better, including okra. Trust me, it’s easy to make and even more delicious to eat, you can’t eat just one!

First of all, I have roasted gram flour and combined it with different spices and mustard oil for coating okras. Next, I have coated okra with the prepared spices mixture. Lastly, I have baked them to make crispy okra.

What You Will Need

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  • ground spices (Turmeric, red chili, dried mango powder, chat masala, and garam masala)
  • gram flour (Adds a punch of protein and flavor)
  • okra (Never buy okra or bhindi in a packet, handpick them while buying. Buy tender, slim, and blemish-free okra.
  • mustard oil and black salt
  • onion (optional)

Nutrition

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

Calories → 176 kcal | Carbohydrates → 10 g | Protein → 3 g | Fat → 14 g | Saturated Fat → 2 g | Sodium → 336 mg | Potassium → 146 mg | Fiber → 2 g | Sugar → 3 g | Vitamin A → 99 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin C → 2 mg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 1 µg | Calcium → 12 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 1 mg | Magnesium → 20 mg | Phosphorus → 41 mg | Zinc → 1 mg

How To Make Oven Baked Okra

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  1. Cut okras lengthwise into half and transfer to a bowl.
  2. Dry roast gram flour and bring it to room temperature.
  3. Add gram flour and spices. Mix gently to evenly quote okras with the mixture.
  4. Bake okras.
  5. Saute onions and mix gently with the okras. Sprinkle chat masala and serve.
Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)

A Few Final Thoughts

  • Serving: Serve it hot with tea or your favorite drink.
  • Substitutions: The mustard oil can be replaced with oil of your choice.
  • Caution: Add salt in the end. It ensures that there is minimal moisture while frying okras. Salt releases moisture or water.
  • Optional: You can skip onions if you want.
Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)
Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)

FAQs

Can I make it without oven?

If you don’t have an oven, shallow fry chilies in a pan using 2 tbsp of oil.

How to deal with slime?

You can apply some lemon juice on the knife to reduce the slime. Make sure your hands, chopping board, and knife are dry.

What is dry mango powder used for?

Dried mango powder acts as a souring agent that cuts the sliminess and ensures okras are dry and crispy. You may also use lemon, juice, vinegar, or tamarind.

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Easy Oven Baked Okra | (Delicious + Vegan + Keto + Gluten-Free)

About Oven Baked Okra Recipe: Skip the fried okra (bhindi or ladies finger—whatever you call it) and oven roast it instead. This method is quick and tastes super delicious. This is my favorite method to prepare fresh okra.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked okra, okra, roasted okra
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 500 grams okra
  • 100 grams onionoptional
  • 30 grams gram flour
  • 1.5 grams ground turmeric
  • 1 gram ground red chili
  • 2 grams mango powder
  • 1 gram garam masala
  • 2.5 grams chat masala
  • 2.5 grams rock salt
  • 40 grams mustard oil

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Heat a pan on medium heat and dry roast gram flour to light golden brown or until the raw aroma of flour disappears. Now, keep aside and bring it to room temprature.
  • Cut okras lengthwise into half and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  • Add roasted flour, ground turmeric, ground red chili, mango powder, garam masala, rock salt, and about 3 tbsp of oil. Next, mix all the ingredients well. Mix gently until okras are coated evenly with the mixture.
  • Arrange the okra pieces evenly on the grill rack.
  • Preheat the oven at 200 degrees celsius for 5 minutes. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Heat a Kadhai and pour about 1 tbsp of oil. Saute the onions until golden brown.
  • Take out the okras in a bowl and add sauteed onions and gently mix. Sprinkle chat masala and serve hot.

NOTES

  • Serving: Serve it hot with tea or your favorite drink.
  • Caution: Add salt in the end. It ensures that there is minimal moisture while frying okras. Salt releases moisture or water.
  • Substitutions: The mustard oil can be replaced with oil of your choice.
  • Optional: You can skip onions if you want.
  • Can I make it without oven: If you don’t have an oven, shallow fry chilies in a pan using 2 tbsp of oil.
  • How to deal with slime: You can apply some lemon juice on the knife to reduce the slime. Make sure your hands, chopping board, and knife are dry.
  • What is dry mango powder used for: Dried mango powder acts as a souring agent that cuts the sliminess and ensures okras are dry and crispy. You may also use lemon, juice, vinegar, or tamarind.

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Nutrition

Calories → 176 kcal | Carbohydrates → 10 g | Protein → 3 g | Fat → 14 g | Saturated Fat → 2 g | Sodium → 336 mg | Potassium → 146 mg | Fiber → 2 g | Sugar → 3 g | Vitamin A → 99 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin C → 2 mg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 1 µg | Calcium → 12 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 1 mg | Magnesium → 20 mg | Phosphorus → 41 mg | Zinc → 1 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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