Palestinian Garlic Roasted Okra Recipe

palestinian garlic roasted okra recipe


  • 1 lb fresh okra, washed and dried
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare the Okra:
    • Trim the tops of the okra and cut them into halves or leave them whole, depending on your preference.
  3. Make the Garlic Spice Mixture:
    • In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, ground cumin, ground coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Coat the Okra:
    • Place the okra in a large mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
    • Sprinkle the garlic spice mixture over the okra and toss well to ensure the okra is evenly coated.
  5. Roast in the Oven:
    • Spread the seasoned okra in a single layer on a baking sheet.
    • Roast in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the okra is tender and slightly browned, tossing halfway through for even cooking.
  6. Serve:
    • Once roasted, remove the okra from the oven.
    • Transfer the garlic roasted okra to a serving dish.
  7. Optional Garnish:
    • Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the roasted okra for a bright, citrusy flavor.
  8. Serve Warm:
    • Serve the Palestinian Garlic Roasted Okra as a side dish or appetizer.

This flavorful and aromatic roasted okra dish is a delicious addition to any Palestinian meal. The combination of garlic and spices enhances the natural taste of the okra, making it a tasty and healthy option. Enjoy!

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