Ladies finger and Sprouts Stirfry

Quick and tasty South Indian vegetable side dish.

Course-: Side dish                          Cuisine-: Indian                    Yield-: 4-5 servings

Cooking Time:25 minutes  

  1. Ladies finger/Okra-15-20
  2. Thin Sliced onion-1/2 cup
  3. Sliced shallots-2
  4. Chopped garlic-1 1/2 tsp
  5. Curry leaves-1 stem
  6. Black Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  7. Coconut oil/Cooking spray- 2 tbsp.
  8. Mixed sprouts(beans and chickpeas)-1 cup
  9. Salt- 1-2 tsps.
  10. Pepper-1 tsp
  11. Garam masala powder(Indian spice powder)-1 tsp
  12. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  13. Chilly powder-1/2 tsp


  • Cook the mixed sprouts with some salt and turmeric and keep aside.
  • Clean the ladies fingers and cut into thin slices
  • Heat some coconut oil in a non stick pan and pop the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Sauté the shallots, onion and chopped garlic.
  • Add the ladies finger slices and mix well.
  • Add salt and the other spices and keep sautéing on medium heat.
  • Close the pan and keep cooking for about 15 mins.
  • Now add the mixed sprouts and mix well
  • Close the pan and cook for another 10 mins on medium heat.
  • Check the salt and spice and remove from heat
  • Serve hot with Roti or white rice.

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