Curried Okra with Onions

A quick and easy side dish!


1 pound okra, washed, trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 large onion, quartered and sliced

Dash cayenne pepper, or more to taste

1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/4 teaspoon mild curry powder, or to taste

Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Heat the oil in a large heavy non-stick or well seasoned iron skillet; add okra and fry for 10 minutes, turning frequently to keep from sticking.
  • When the okra is lightly browned, add remaining ingredients. Continue cooking for an 3 minutes longer, or until onions are tender.