hot curried okra
Hot Curried Okra
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Hot curried okra is a delicious spicy vegetarian dish, popular in Equatorial Guinea, prepared with okra and habanero pepper.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: African, Equatorial Guinean, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Author: Nita Ragoonanan
  • 1 lb okra (fresh or frozen), cut in two or three sections
  • 1 tablespoon red palm oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 habanero pepper , split
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ΒΌ teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Heat the red palm oil over medium heat in a Dutch oven.
  2. Add the chopped onion and habanero pepper and mix well.
  3. Add the curry and chili powder. Mix well.
  4. When the onions are soft and start to get brown, add the okra.
  5. Then add the water up to about 1 inch above the okra.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Simmer uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes (frozen okra will require less cooking time).
  8. The mixture should be thick and sticky.
  9. Serve with white rice.