|Okra Stew with Ground Meat (Kiymali Bamya)|
1 lb (~450 gr) whole or cut okra, fresh/frozen
¼ lb ground meat
1 tbsp oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tsp tomato paste
1 tomato, diced/ crushed (3 tbsp)
1 tsp salt to taste
½ tsp lemon juice
A pinch of sugar
¾ cup hot water
½ tsp black pepper
In a pot, cook ground meat with oil till the meat changes its color. Then stir in onions and sauté for a couple of minutes. Then stir in tomato paste and tomatoes, sauté for 2 minutes.
Stir in okras and cook until they change in color, stirring occasionally.
Then add hot water, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Close the lid and cook over low heat till okras are soft and tender, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle black pepper and serve warm.