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Making Kur Kure Okra (Lady's Finger) at Home

Updated on October 20, 2016


Kur kure Okra is a crunchy, spicy and fried finger food. It is a great appetizer for small parties. Here, I am showing you an easy and simple way of making this popular tea-time snack. It has all the health benefits of Okra. It is a delicious snack with the natural aroma and flavor of Okra.

Kur Kure Okra
Kur Kure Okra

Health benefits of eating Okra

Okra, popularly known as lady's finger is a vegetable with rich nutrients. It has potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid and calcium. It is low in calorie and has high dietary fiber content.

Okra is considered to help manage blood sugar level in cases of type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. It is one of the nutritious vegetables that helps in controlling cholesterol and weight reduction. It helps in detoxification. It improves eyesight, maintains heart health and eases bowel movement.

It is proved that consumption of Okra helps in checking the growth of breast cancer cells growth. Lectin is the special protein found in Okra that is responsible for preventing breast cancer cell growth. The folate content in Okra helps in lowering the risk of developing cancer.

Okra has vitamin K that is good for bones. It helps in absorbing calcium, lowers the risk of osteoporosis.

Okra (lady's finger)
Okra (lady's finger)

Kur Kure Okra

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Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves ten people
  • 15 Okra, slit lengthwise as per instruction
  • 3 tbsp gram flour / chickpea flour
  • 2 tsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt, as per taste
  • oil for deep frying

Step-by-step Instructions of Making Kur Kure Okra

  • Wash Okra, pat dry with a cotton cloth. Slit them longitudinally. Remove the seeds. Slit them further lengthwise to make thin pieces. Refer the image.
  • Take Okra in a mixing bowl. Add all the ingredients till 'oil for deep frying'. Mix well. The salt in the mix helps in giving out the moisture. No need to add water. See that Okra pieces are uniformly coated with the spices.
  • Heat oil in frying pan. Drop the Okra pieces, holding a bunch of it and slowly releasing into the hot oil. Don't overcrowd them. Let the fire be high in the beginning. Reduce the flame after 2 minutes. Make sure that Okra cooks inside and becomes crispy. Frying one batch takes not more than 4 minutes. Turn it occasionally for uniform cooking.
  • Strain, remove on an absorbent paper towel. It absorbs the excess oil. Okra becomes super crispy once it cools down. You can listen the sound 'kur kur' while eating! hence the name Kur kure Okra!
  • Munch crispy Kur kure Okra whenever you feel like. It disappears in no time! It remains crispy for three days if you store in an airtight container.

Images showing the steps involved in making Kur Kure Okra

Okra slit lengthwise
Okra slit lengthwise
Thin, long pieces of  Okra
Thin, long pieces of Okra
Crispy Okra
Crispy Okra

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 184g
Calories 207
Calories from Fat126
% Daily Value *
Fat 14 g22%
Saturated fat 3 g15%
Carbohydrates 18 g6%
Sugar 3 g
Fiber 5 g20%
Protein 3 g6%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 595 mg25%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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