How to make a new, healthier way to cook vegetables
A few years ago, I was looking for a way to make green salads that were super healthy and really easy to cook.
The best way I could think of was to make the plant part of the salad, which was easy and cheap to do.
A few months later, I came across a recipe for “the Indian vegetable”, a delicious, vegetarian-friendly way to eat vegetables.
The vegetable, named “Okra” because of its long, purple roots, is one of the more exotic vegetables in India.
It’s an easy way to get your vegetables into your plate, because they’re mostly not green, but the roots are edible and it’s a nice texture.
Okra is usually grown as a wild crop, but there are a handful of small cultivars that are planted in India, most of which are used to make vegetable oil.
They are a good source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, and iron.
I decided to try making Okra at home, but I needed some help from the kitchen.
Before you start, you need to know the basic science behind okra.
It’s a vegetable that’s grown in many parts of India, and the roots grow into the plant.
They have a long, skinny stalk that looks like a large, round onion, which means it’s pretty hard to peel.
Okra has a thick, green bark, which gives it a sweet flavor and helps it stay green for up to a year.
When you cut it open, you’ll find a lot of seeds inside that will turn into seeds when you cook them.
You’ll also find these little seed pods inside the green part of your okra root.
Okrains are pretty much the same thing, but they’re a little smaller and have less seeds inside.
What you need for making okra:1 medium okra1/4 cup of water, preferably distilled1/2 teaspoon of salt1/8 teaspoon of pepper, preferably cayenne pepper2 tablespoons of oil1/3 cup of olive oil1 cup of finely chopped onion (or 1/2 cup of onion powder)1/5 cup of grated fresh coriander (or 3/4 teaspoon of cayennesse)1 tablespoon of finely sliced fresh ginger (or 4 tablespoons of ginger powder)The first step is to soak the okra in some boiling water for at least 10 minutes.
When you’re ready to start, just start cutting the okras and cooking them.
Heat up the oil in a frying pan and place them on a plate.
Add the onion and ginger and cook until the onions are translucent and the ginger is starting to caramelize.
Add some salt and pepper and let them cook until they’re nice and golden brown, about 10 minutes, then add the okrains and cook for about 1 minute more.
While the okriains are cooking, add the oil to a large pot and bring to a boil.
Once it starts boiling, lower the heat and let the okries cook for another 1-2 minutes.
Once the okrie are done cooking, remove them from the heat.
Add them to a blender and blend for about 10 seconds.
Once they’re smooth, add some of the olive oil to the mixture and blend until smooth.
Add more oil to taste, if needed.
Next, add in the chopped onion, corianders, and grated coriandra.
Add in the okrah and cook gently for about 5 minutes, until the okrarains are nice and soft.
Add in the sliced ginger and season with salt and a little pepper.
The final step is adding in the olive and the salt and vinegar.
I usually add in about 1 tablespoon of the vinegar and 1/4 to 1 teaspoon of the salt.
I use about a tablespoon of vinegar to start.
I also add a little bit of olive to the mix, to keep it nice and tangy.
Finally, add a bit of the lemon juice and serve the okris.
Here are some pictures of my okra salad: Okrains ready to be chopped and served.
(The recipe can be found at the end of this post.)
(You can also find more of my easy, healthy green vegetable recipes at The Joy of Cooking .)