Okra with tomato sauce -Bamyeh (بامية بصلصة الطماطم)

Okra with tomato sauce -Bamyeh (بامية بصلصة الطماطم)

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بامية بصلصة الطماطم ـ عربي

There are many different ways to cook okra. It can be cooked with chicken or Lamb pieces, or just make simple with tomato sauce. people usually serve okra with white rice.

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  • 1.5 pounds fresh okra
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube (optional)
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup warm water


  1. Wash okra, cut both ends, then cut okra into small pieces or as big as you want. You also can cook it as whole.
  2. In a deep pot, sauté onion and garlic with olive oil
  3. Add okra and stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, chicken bouillon cube, black pepper, cumin and water.
  5. Cover the pot and let it cook on medium heat for 20-30 minutes (or until okra is soft)

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