- 1 lb fresh okra or 1 (18 ounce) bags frozen cut okra
- 1/2 cup onion ( chopped)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 pinch garlic powder (optional)
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup cornmeal
- oil ( for frying)
Combine cut okra, onion, salt, pepper, water and egg. Mix well.
Combine flour, baking powder, cornmeal and garlic powder.
Add to okra mixture, stirring well.
Drop about 1/4 cup portions into about 1/2″ hot oil. Fry over medium heat until well browned on both sides.
Drain on paper towels.