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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe

Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe

Tanzanian curried coconut okra recipe is a simple African food recipe to make for a vegetarian weeknight dinner. Tanzanian curried coconut okra recipe is the favorite of Tanzania.



Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe


Ingredients
2 pounds fresh okra
Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe
Curried Tanzanian Coconut Okra Recipe
teaspoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons good quality curry powder
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 onion, chopped finely
2 tablespoons of butter
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 cups coconut milk


Directions
In a large saucepan brown over medium, heat the butter, curry, onions, garlic, and paprika. Cut the tips off the okra pods. Add okra and remaining ingredients to the saucepan cover tightly, and simmer 15 minutes. Serve over white rice. 


How to choose good okra
Hibiscus esculentus or okra is of African origin originating from Ethiopia. Okra grows wild along the White Nile and the upper Nile country as well as in Ethiopia. Begin with good-quality fresh okra suitable for canning. The way to choose good okra is by inspecting the okra pod if it is soft, squishy, and brownish skip this one and choose another.


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