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Cinnamon Okra Masala

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins


  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cups of chopped okra
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 clove
  • 1 bay leaf  (optional)


  • Add finely sliced onion (sliced crosswise) and oil to pan. Cover and heat on low until onions are translucent. Check on them a few times and add a tsp or two of water if needed.
  • When onions are translucent add tomato paste, cinnamon stick, clove and spices with another tsp of water. Cover and heat for 2-3 min until flavors are combined.
  • Add chopped okra and 1/4 cup of water, cover and continue to heat on low for 15-20 minutes, until okra is softened.
Keyword gluten-free, nut-free, side, soy-free, Vegan