Okra, called bamya in Egyptian Arabic, is a popular vegetable in Egypt. It is either prepared as a stew with meat or as a simple vegetable side dish, like in this recipe, where frozen okra is used.
How To Prepare
- Heat butter in a pot over high heat and cook onion, bell pepper, and garlic until lightly colored, about 2 minutes.
- Add chicken stock and tomato paste. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium.
- Add okra and lemon juice and cook until okra is soft, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.