Okra And Meat Stew Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Okra and Meat Stew

Okra and Meat Stew is an easy, delicious recipe to try in the comforts of your home. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 kg lamb, pieces with bones
  • 4 cups water or 1000 ml
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g, cut into cubes
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cardamom pods
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, finely chopped
  • 1½ tablespoons tomato paste
  • 500 g okra, fresh or frozen
  • For the rice:
  • 2 cups rice or 400 g
  • 3 cups water or 750 ml
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

How to Prepare

  1. Add meat and water to a large saucepan. Bring to boil and remove froth as it appears.
  2. Add onion, black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom pods and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon. Cover and simmer for 40 mins or until meat is halfway cooked. Remove the meat pieces aside and keep the stock.
  3. Heat oil in a large saucepan, cook garlic for 2-3 mins, add the meat pieces and stir carefully for 3-4 mins. Add tomato pieces and tomato paste and cook for 15 mins.
  4. Add the reserved meat stock and okra and simmer for 15-20 mins or until okra and meat are cooked.
  5. For the rice: Gently wash rice with cold water and drain. Then soak the rice in a bowl filled with cold water for 20 mins. Drain again.
  6. Add 3 cups of water to a large saucepan. Add the rice, and the oil.
  7. Bring to a boil, then simmer stirring from time to time until the rice totally absorbs the water. Cover the rice, then cook over low heat for 15- 20 mins or until rice is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 761.00 Kcal
Protein: 37.00 g
Carbohydrate: 67.00 g
Fats: 38.00 g

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