Bamia (Okra Stew) – Uganda

Makes 4-6 servings

  • 2 T fair trade olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 16 oz bag frozen cut okra
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 t ground cumin
  • 1 t ground cinnamon
  • ½ t ground allspice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 c vegetable stock

Heat olive oil in large pot. Sauté onions until brown. Add okra, garlic and spices. Once okra is lightly browned, add tomatoes and vegetable stock. Simmer, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until okra is soft and stew thickens.