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Okra Stew (Arabic Recipe)

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“This is a traditional Arabic recipe and is called bamee. This dish is really delicious is very tasty. You can serve it with plain rice.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash okra and trim off stems, and dry.
  2. Sprinkle okra with oil and place under broiler until lightly browned or fry in vegetable oil until lightly browned (do not use same oil for browning meat).
  3. Sauté chopped onions, diced garlic, lamb meat, salt, and spices in olive oil(stirring occasionally) until meat is lightly browned.
  4. Add water and stir, bring to boil and then cover and cook on low heat until meat is tender.
  5. Add browned okra, chopped tomatoes or (28 oz can diced tomatoes) and ½ cup fresh cilantro or 1 teaspoon coriander (optional).
  6. Mix well, cover and simmer until okra is tender.
  7. This meal is excellent when served hot with rice. See my recipe for rice.

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