Okra Stew With Rice Lebanese Style
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Okra Stew With Rice Lebanese Style

Here is a tasty okra stew with rice Lebanese style recipe that you definitely need to try as soon as possible! This recipe is delicious, does not take forever to prepare and most of all, it is affordable! The following ingredients used in this recipe are enough to feed a family of 6 so if you are an okra fan, sit back and let’s get this show on the road!

Okra Stew With Rice Lebanese Style

For this recipe, you will need to use fresh okra but if it is not available in your area, you can always use frozen okra and it will taste the same. To make your okra stew, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 packs of frozen okra or 1 kilogram of fresh okra defrosted or cleaned
  • 1 bunch or 200 grams of freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 garlic head peeled and smashed
  • 1 kilogram of lamb cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 fresh tomatoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 liter of water

Rice recipe

  • 1 kilogram of short-grain white rice
  • 3 tablespoons of Vermicelli noodles broken
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 4-5 cups of water

How To Prepare This Tasty Okra Stew With Rice Lebanese Style Recipe

  • In a large pot, heat the oil and add in the meat, bay leaf, and cinnamon stick
  • let it fry on medium heat until liquid evaporates
  • add in the garlic and continue to fry for 30 seconds
  • add in the chopped coriander leaves and fry for an extra minute
  • add in the fresh tomatoes and toss for a few seconds
  • now add in the tomato paste, water, salt, and bouillon cube
  • Stir and cover and let it cook for 30 minutes


  • In a deep fryer, heat the oil like you would to fry chicken
  • add in the okra and fry until dark green and almost crisp
  • put it on a paper towel to remove excess oil
  • after the stew above has boiled for 30 minutes
  • add in the okra and leave it to boil down for an extra 15-30 minutes and you are done

How To Cook The Rice Lebanese Style

  • Heat the oil in a large pot
  • add in the noodles and fry until golden brown
  • wash the rice and fry it with the noddles for 1-2 minutes
  • add in the water and let it come to a boil
  • lower the heat and cover
  • let it cook until done


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Okra Stew With Rice Lebanese Style

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