Saturday, October 18, 2008


Bomya or Qorma-e-Shast-e-arus
Okra Stew
Pg. 198

1 lb. okra
6 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 oz. split peas
1 7 oz. can tomatoes
Salt and pepper
1 tsp. powdered dill weed

Clean the okra and cut off the stalks.
Heat the oil and fry the onion until brown. Add the okra, fry until they are coated in oil, add the split peas, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Stir until combined. Add water to cover the okra, then add the dill. Bring to a boil, then turn to a simmer and cover. Cook for 30-45 minutes or until the sauce is thick and reduced. Serve.

“Afghan Food and Cookery”, Helen Saberi. Hippocrene Books: New York, 2000.

1 comment:

That Girl said...

I'm one of those weird people that just love okra