Chicken & Okra Curry

Chicken & Okra Curry

5 from 4 votes
Chicken and okra curry is one of my most popular recipes. Whether you like or dislike okra, you will undoubtedly appreciate this bhindi chicken curry recipe. If you are undecided about okra because of its slimy image, give this meal a try.
Chicken Okra Curry

Chicken and okra curry is one of my most popular recipes. Whether you like or dislike okra, you will undoubtedly appreciate this bhindi chicken curry recipe.

The ingredients are simple, yet they carry a powerful flavour kick. If you are undecided about okra because of its slimy image, give this meal a try. I adore okra in all forms. As a true okra fan, I enjoy experimenting with new recipes and this chicken and okra curry has to be one of the best combinations.

This is the recipe for you if you want to try something new with Okra. Okra is not only a versatile and interesting vegetable, but it’s also full of nutrients.

In many countries, okra is an unusual vegetable, but in others, it is an essential ingredient in exquisite cuisines.

Many individuals dislike okra (Bhindi) because of its slimy texture and unusual flavour. Others, on the other hand, enjoy the flavour of okra and include it in salads, soups, and curries.

This nutritious vegetable has become a staple in many cuisines, and it may be prepared in a variety of ways in the kitchen.

Chicken and okra curry is one of my most popular recipes. Whether you like or dislike okra, you will undoubtedly appreciate this bhindi chicken curry recipe.

If you want to consume raw okra, go for fresh baby okra, which tastes even better than cucumber. With soft, juicy and crispy, crunchy okra pods, baby okra has a somewhat sweet flavour.

The best part is that cooking can improve the flavour of okra. Okra soups and other okra dishes are delicious when paired with other ingredients or spices.

Is okra good for you?

Okra is rich in essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin B, vitamin C, calcium, and many other nutrients. Okra is an amazing veggie that is low in calories and high in fibre. As a result, okra provides your body with countless hidden benefits.

Antioxidants included in okra can help to reduce inflammation and improve overall health. Okra can also help lower cholesterol levels, which can minimise the risk of heart disease.

Okra, in particular, contains lectin, a protein that aids in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Okra also helps pregnant women meet their folate requirements, lowering their risk of neural tube abnormalities.

Okra is used medicinally in almost all of its parts. Powdered seeds, okra peels, and okra water, for example, are well-known okra products used in medicine.

Additionally, okra can aid weight loss by making you feel full quicker and suppressing hunger.

Interestingly, thanks to its natural calming effect, okra can also help you enhance your sleep quality, allowing you to fall asleep faster and sleep longer.

Okra is an excellent addition to any diet meal to help you stay fit and healthy.

What does okra taste like?

Okra has a mild, earthy flavour with a touch of sweetness and grassiness from the seed pod. Okra tastes like a cross between green beans and eggplant. The most striking aspect of okra is its very slimy texture, not its taste.

Here are some facts about okra

Okra, also known as ladyfingers throughout many English-speaking countries, is technically a fruit, but it is commonly used in cooking as a vegetable. Okra grows best in hot, humid climates like India, Mexico, Egypt, and Pakistan.

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Chicken Okra Curry

Chicken & Okra Curry

by Nabeela Kauser
Chicken and okra curry is one of my most popular recipes. Whether you like or dislike okra, you will undoubtedly appreciate this bhindi chicken curry recipe.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6
Calories 278 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add the oil and heat it up
  • Once the oil is hot, add the chopped garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until they are lightly browned
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the spices and cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Once the oil has separated then add the chicken and cook for 10-12 mins
  • Add the okra and then cover and cook for 15-20 mins on low heat
  • Make sure to mix every few minutes, so it doesn’t stick to the pan
  • Enjoy this chicken okra curry with homemade naan or rice!

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Nutrition

Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 15gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 449mgPotassium: 833mgFiber: 7gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1884IUVitamin C: 51mgVitamin D: 0.1µgCalcium: 166mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Bhindi, Chicken, Cooking, Curry, Food, Okra, Recipe
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