Syrian Okra And Meat Stew Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Syrian Okra and Meat Stew

Known as Bamiyeh in Syria, this is a stew made with lamb or beef and okra in a tomato sauce base. A delicacy that goes well with bread/rice which will please friends and family.


  • 600 g Okra, small size
  • 2 cups oil for deep frying
  • 500 g beef, cut into cubes
  • 4 cups Water or 1 liter
  • 4 medium Tomatoes or 600 g, diced
  • 2 cubes MAGGI Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 cup Coriander leaves or 50 g, chopped

How to Prepare

  1. Clean the okra then deep fry until half way cooked. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add meat and water to a large saucepan. Bring to boil and skim froth as it appears. Then reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until meat is almost cooked.
  3. Add tomato, MAGGI Chicken Stock cubes, add more water if needed, and simmer until meat is tender.
  4. Melt the butter in a frying pan and fry the garlic and coriander for almost a minute, then add it to the stew with the fried okra.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 526.00 Kcal
Protein: 29.00 g
Carbohydrate: 20.00 g
Fats: 37.00 g

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