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Bamia Stew

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Ground lamb or beef
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 4 lg Tomatoes; chopped
  • 6 oz (1 can) tomato paste
  • Salt
  • 1 ts Dried coriander
  • 1 ts Cumin
  • 1/2 ts Ground black pepper
  • 1 1/8 lb Okra; washed, heads removed
  • 1 tb Tamarind pods; soaked in
  • -water


Brown the meat without oil until it absorbs all its liquid. Add the onions,
then the spices and garlic. Mix well and add the chopped tomatoes. Cover
and let cook on medium heat. Add the water when the tomatoes appear to
soften. Let it simmer for 15 minutes, then add the okra, tomato paste and
salt. Let the stew cook slowly and towards the end add the strained

Serve hot with rice

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