Wash the okra thoroughly and pat dry them.
Cut into 1-inch pieces and keep aside.
Heat a pan with 2 tablespoon of oil, add the okra and fry for 8-10 minutes on medium-high heat until the okra turns light brown colour.
Transfer them into a bowl and keep them aside.
Now chop one medium onion into cubes and keep aside.
In the same pan add 1 tablespoon of oil followed by cubed onions and saute for few minutes until they change their colour slightly.
Remove the fried onions into a bowl and keep them aside.
Then heat the same pan again 2 tablespoon of oil, once it is hot add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
Add the chopped onions, dry red chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and fry for 3-5 minutes.
Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until the tomatoes become mushy.
Add red chilli powder, coriander powder,garam masala and required salt and saute without burning the masala.
Then add ¼ water and mix well and cook for few minutes.
After that add the fried okra and stir well, then add the fried onion cubes and mix well and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
Finally, switch off the heat and add chopped coriander leaves