BLACK FOODIE BATTLE Recap: Okra Edition

Check out the okra recipes from our latest BLACKFOODIE Battle below.

 

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Bamiya tahbikh (Sudanese Okra stew)

Ingredients:

  • 4 cup okra, left whole (tops trimmed off)
  • ¼ kg of lamb meat, cubed
  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1tsp tomato paste
  • 3 tsp olive oil

Seasoning:

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Vegetable/ chicken stock powder/ salt ( add to your taste)
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Methods:

  1. Heat olive over medium heat in a large cooking pan/ pot; add onions and fry for 2mins.
  2. Add meat, vegetable/ salt and garlic fry untill onion starts to
  3. Add water and bell pepper and simmer for 20mins or until meat is tender. stir occasionally.
  4. Blend/ beat the onion till smooth, add tomatoes, okra and 1-2 cups of water, add 1 tsp sugar. let it simmer for 10mins or until okra is soft. Occasionally stir and add water if it looks dry.
  5. Serve hot over rice/ bread.

 

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Spicy Shrimp & Okra 

  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup Onions
  • 1/2 cup Red bell pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup Okra
  • 1lb Shrimp
  • 3 tbsp Parsley
  • Salt
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • A cup of cooked rice 
Set oil on medium heat, saute garlic, onions, and bell peppers. Add salt. Add shrimp and parsley, cook for 5 mins. Add okra and cook for another 5 mins.Add water and pepper(cut in half). Add additional salt and cook for 30 mins on medium heat. Pour over rice and serve. Makes 3 servings.

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