Flavorful Okra Dilis

Are you an okra hater or lover? Also known as lady’s fingers or bhindi, it’s a slender, bright green vegetable that is commonly used in stews, stir-fry dishes, or eaten as is in many countries.

In the Philippines, it is added to many iconic local meals like Adobong Okra, Sinigang, Ginataang Gulay, or just steamed!  Okra adds a unique texture to meals that’s truly out of this world! 

Okra Dilis


1 cup dried dilis
8 pcs okra, sliced
1 red onion, sliced
5 garlic cloves, sliced
2 tsp bagoong
3 tomatoes, sliced
1 tsp oyster sauce
pepper to taste

1. Deep fry dilis at 165C until crispy
2. Saute onions, garlic until translucent and add bagoong
3. Add in okra, tomatoes, fried dilis,oyster sauce and toss to combine. Season to taste with pepper and serve.

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