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Bamya (Okra) With Meat

Bamya (Okra) With Meat

8 large cubes of lamb or beef
1 medium onion, peeled
1 tsp Salt
2 Tbs Cooking Oil
6 cloves of garlic, crushed and chopped
3 medium ripened tomatoes
3 cups frozen ( or fresh) bamya (About 400 grams / 1 lb, cleaned up and ready to cook)


Prepare the Meat:
1.  In a medium saucepan, add the meat cubes,onion and 2 cups of water to cover it.
2.  Bring to a boil and add the salt.
3.  Reduce the heat. Cover the saucepan and cook for 20 minutes.
4. Your meat and broth are ready.  Cut each meat cube in smaller bites.  And discard the onion.

Prepare the Okra:
1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil then add the garlic and stir fry until cooked but not browned.
2. Cut the tomatoes and reserve all the juices.
3. Add the tomatoes, mix well and let it simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes.
4. Add the okra and mix well.  Then add the meat and mix well. Let it cook for 3 minutes.
5. Add the broth and bring to a boil.
6. Lower the heat. Cover the saucepan and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes.

Publish date 15/04/2014 11:39
Last updated 15/04/2014 11:41