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Okra with Tomato Sauce- وصفة طبخ الباميه

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  Frozen okra/Fresh okra 1 Pound
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , diced
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Fresh tomatoes/Canned tomatoes 3 , diced
  Tomato paste/Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste

1. In a deep pan, heat oil and add in the onion. Sauté for a few minutes.
2. Add in the garlic and sauté until light brown.
3. Stir in the okra and cover the pan. Cook for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Season with salt and black pepper and sauté well.
5. Add in the tomatoes, tomato paste and water. Bring to a boil and let it boil for 10 minutes.

6. Serve Okra with rice or bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Arabic okra stew is a unique way of preparing okra in a gravy as usually it is made into a dry preparation in the rest of the world. It tastes wonderful in this dish and sometimes people add a few pieces of meat that gives an extra kick to it. Watch the steps in the video and give it a try when cooking okra next time.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 161 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 140.3 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 5 g9.9%

Vitamin A 32.5% Vitamin C 75.9%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 12.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Okra With Tomato Sauce- وصفة طبخ الباميه Recipe Video