A traditional ladyfinger dish all the way from Jordan This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Small ladyfingers, Medium onion
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Bamiya

  • 250 grams Small ladyfingers
  • 1 Medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves
  • 3 Medium tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 5 tablespoons Tomato puree
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon powder


  1. Slice onion. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till it turns translucent. Crush garlic cloves and add to the pan and sauté for a minute.
  2. Put tomatoes in a blender jar, blend to a smooth puree and add to the pan. Rinse the blender jar with a little water and add to the pan and mix well.
  3. Add tomato puree, salt, black pepper powder, cumin powder and cinnamon powder and mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well.
  4. Slit ladyfingers without cutting through and add to the pan and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 353
Carbohydrates 9.5
Protein 41.5
Fat 16.4
Other Fiber 17