Middle Eastern Vegetarian Okra Stew [Bamyeh]
Sauté 1 large onion + 5 cloves of sliced garlic.
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Add your bag of frozen baby okra & turn the heat to high (use small or sliced okra as a substitute).
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Sauté on high heat for 6-10 minutes or until they appear slightly crisped.
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Add 3 heaping tablespoons of tomato paste and stir till it deepens in color.
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Add water to cover the okra.
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Season with salt.
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Add the juice of 2 lemons, cover with a lid and let stew.
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This is what it looks like after 20 minutes. Keep going...
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Add 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro.
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Serve with fresh veggies and fluffy vermicelli rice. Sahtain!
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