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Okra Coconut Curry

Serves: 4Ingredients4 cups fresh okra (small), ends cut off and sliced horizontally into 2 pieces1 cup red onions, minced3 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon greek yogurt1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1/2 cup coconut milk1 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder1 teaspoon mango powder1 tablespoon tamarind paste OR if using concentrate, then 2 drops concentrateSalt to tasteInstructionsHeat a 3 qt saute pan over medium heat. Add oil and when the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and onions, cook for almost 7-8 minutes.Add the rest of the ingredients and cook covered for 15 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes.Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with rice/ bread.

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Okra & Pomegranates

Ingredients1 tablespoon cumin seeds2 tablespoons oil4-5 cloves garlic, chopped1 jalapeno, finely chopped1 thinly cup sliced red onions1 teaspoon paprika powder1 teaspoon turmeric powder1 teaspoon mango powder OPTIONAL, if not, use LEMON JUICE (1 tablespoon)1 teaspoon salt3 cups fresh okra; ends chopped off and split in two, lengthwise1/2 cup pomegranate pearlsInstructionsIn a medium sauté pan over medium heat, add oil and when the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and sauté for a minute.Add garlic and sauté until garlic is golden brown, then add onions and sauté until onions have caramelized.Add powdered spices and cook for a minute.Add okra and mix well, cook covered for 7-10 minutes, tossing every other minute. Add pomegranate pearls and saute for another 2-3 minutes, serve...

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