Spiced Okra With Tomatoes Recipe

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (15)

  • 1 tablespoon whole cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon whole coriander seeds
  • 2 pods green cardamom (optional)
  • 1 whole dried habanero (optional) (see notes)
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) neutral cooking oil, such as canola
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • One 1-inch piece ginger (1/2 ounce; 15g), smashed and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup (240ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) tomato sauce, homemade or store-bought (see notes)
  • One 14-ounce bag frozen okra pods (see notes)
  • Cilantro leaves and tender stems, for garnish
  • Lime wedges, for serving

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