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  • Lady Fingers/Okra Chips

    Lady Fingers/Okra Chips

    Here is a healthy alternative to potato chips! 

    Serves 2

    Ingredients:

    1½ cup okra, washed, towel dried & cut

    1 tablespoon oil

    1 tablespoon rice flour

    ½ tablespoon chick pea flour (garbanzo bean flour or besan)

    ½ teaspoon red chili powder

    1/5 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)

    Salt as per taste

    Method:

    1) Wash and dry okra with a towel, cut away the top stem and a little of the end. Then slit okra into half lengthwise and then into another half to make finger length pieces.

    2) Transfer cut okra into a bowl, pour in oil, and gently toss so that pieces are covered with oil.

    3) Add the rest of the ingredients and toss to coat okra evenly.

    4) Transfer to a flat microwave oven safe dish (you can use the cleaned microwave glass oven plate directly too) and spread out okra pieces evenly.

    5) Place it in the microwave oven on high heat for 6 minutes, and check if okra pieces have turned crispy. If they feel soft, place it for 30 seconds and check. Repeat until the batch is crispy. (This is due to the different power levels of microwave ovens, so your timing may vary)

    6) Let it stand for 1 minute after it’s done and chips are ready to be relished


    Please refer to pictures below to guide you:

    LC1

    Towel dry the okra

    LC2

    Cut okra into finger length pieces, slit to expose seeds lengthwise

    LC3

    After tossing all ingredients with okra pieces, notice the coat of the flour

     

    LC4

    BEFORE: Evenly spread okra pieces in a flat microwave oven safe dish

     

    LC5

    AFTER: crispy okra! They shrink quite a bit in size. 

     

    LC6

    Here you go! A great snack replacement to potato chips!

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