Instant pot Lady's Finger-Okra Kichadi- Fried Okra in Yogurt- Instant Pot Kerala Sadya Recipes
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 People
  • Lady’s finger or Okra, cut into thin rounds- 10 okra
  • Green chilies, chopped – 2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Beaten Yogurt or Curd- 1 cup
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Oil- ½ cup for frying Okra
  1. Turn on the Instant Pot.
  2. Select saute setting, at normal temperature.
  3. Let hot sign display.
  4. Add oil for frying okra, let oil turn hot.
  5. Add the okra, curry leaves and chopped chilies.
  6. Fry till okra turns golden brown & crispy.
  7. Keep stirring while frying.
  8. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
  9. Whisk the yogurt well with a spoon.
  10. Into a bowl, add the yogurt, salt and fried okra.
  11. Combine well.
  12. This is served with rice, one of the side dishes in Sadya.
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