Okra and Coconut Chilli with Roti

15 Jan

image

image

image

image

image

image

Mmm chilli lip tingle. This was spicy and refreshing at the same time. A delicious easy veg curry, with rice and my first attempt at home made roti (chappati).

I made the roti dough first according to Anjum Anand’s instructions. I’ve been really impressed with how simple and accurate her recipes are throughout the last fortnight. Mixing water, flour, salt and kneading for 10 minutes. It then rested for an hour.

For the curry I fried coriander seeds, mustard seeds and red chilies. I then ground these into a paste with a few lentils. I then put these to one side whilst I toasted cumin seeds.  These were then fried with garlic and ginger. The Okra was then fried till soft, then the toasted, ground spices were added to the pan. A dash of ground coconut. The dish was finished with milk and tamarind paste.

I had fun dry frying the roti and then puffing them up over an open flame.

Mr M voted 8.5, I really liked this for a veggie dish. Tomorrow tandoori chicken.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: