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egyptian okra

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Hanan Hussein
Bothell, WA

This is my easy way of cooking okra. I use the same ingredients used in every Egyptian home but with no fat and much, much less effort, and I end up with the same great taste.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For egyptian okra

  • 1 pkg
    okra, frozen
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion flakes, dehydrated
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce (8 oz.)
  • water about 1 cup

How To Make egyptian okra

  • 1
    In a pot over medium high heat add all ingredients. Add enough water to just about cover the okra.
  • 2
    Bring to boil then lower the heat, cover and let it simmer for about an hour or until the okra is very tender and sauce is thickened.
  • 3
    Serve over white rice or with pita bread.