Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onion and fry till it''s brown in colour.
Add ginger garlic, turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder and salt to taste and okra. Saute and fry the okra till coated with the onions.
Add other seasonings and tomato and stir them in.
Cover and steam till the okra changes color and becomes soft. Serve hot with parathas and raita.