Instant Pot Bamia

  • Asma
  • on May 15, 2021
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We all know okra the popular Egyptian dish, or what Egyptians call Bamia. But what is new about this recipe is that we are going to offer a new way of preparing it with the use of an Instant pot pressure cooker. This Mediterranean Okra Tomato stew makes a very good choice for a quick dinner.

Instant Pot Bamia


We all know okra the popular Egyptian dish, or what Egyptians call Bamia. But what is new about this recipe is that we are going to offer a new way of preparing it with the use of an Instant pot pressure cooker. This Mediterranean Okra Tomato stew makes a very good choice for a quick dinner.
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CourseMain Dish
CuisineEgyptian
Keywordbamia
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Servings4 people
Calories354.5kcal
AuthorAsma

Equipment

  • Instant pot

Ingredients

  • tablespoons of butter
  • 2 medium chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
  • 6 sliced garlic cloves
  • 2 Pounds of chopped lamb meat
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of mixed spices
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 2 black limes
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 3 Tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 Pound of okra

Instructions

  • Set your instant pot on the function sauté.
  • In an Instant Pot, heat the ghee, add the onion, garlic and stir for a few minutes, until you get a golden color.
  • Add the meat, spices, cinnamon, turmeric, pepper, and salt and stir for 2 minutes to toast the spices and change the color of the meat.
  • Add the black lime, tomato, tomato paste and toss very well with the meat
  • Add in 1/2 cup of water.
  • Start the Instant Pot cover and put set the pressure to high for 15 minutes.
  • After the steam is gone, open the Instant Pot.
  • Add in the okra
  • Lock the Instant pot with its lid and pressure-cook for about 3 to 5 minutes
  • Turn off the pressure cooker and let the pressure release naturally for about 10 minutes
  • Ladle the Bamia in serving bowls
  • Serve and enjoy your Bamia!

Nutrition

Calories: 354.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.9g | Protein: 35.1g | Fat: 17.8g | Saturated Fat: 6.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7.8g | Sodium: 438.9mg | Potassium: 1106mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 5.2g
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