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Chilli garlic okra recipe | Chilli okra recipe

Chilli garlic okra recipe, a delicious sweet and spicy indo chinese side dish with sauteed okra!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indo chinese
Servings: 3
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Harini


  • 25 okras
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • Salt
  • For sauce
  • 1/2 red bell pepper cubed
  • 1/2 green bell pepper cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onion whites
  • 4-6 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • Salt
  • Sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped spring onion greens


  • Wash and pat dry the okras thoroughly. Cut into 1.4" pieces.
  • Take the chopped okra in a mixing bowl. Add corn flour,pepper powder and some salt. Toss well.
  • Heat tablespoons oil in a kadai. Shallow fry okra in batches in low flame. It takes around 15 minutes to shallow fry the okras until crispy. Remove the fried okra to a kitchen towel.
  • In the same oil add chopped spring onion whites. Saute for a minute. Add crushed garlic and saute well.
  • Add chopped bell peppers and saute well for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce,soy sauce, pepper powder, salt and mix well. Cook for 4-6 minutes in medium flame.
  • Once the sauce in well cooked, add the fried okras and toss well. Toss in high flame for a minute or two. Garnish with spring onion greens and remove from flame. Serve chilli garlic okra hot.


1. You can deep fry the flour tossed okra if you prefer
2. Serve immediately else okra will turn soggy.


Calories: 194kcal