Greek dish Bamies (Μπάμια)

Abelmoschus esculentus is called Bamies in Greek (Μπάμια)

My late mother-in-law taught me how to cook Μπάμια.
She generally cooked just great !!!

In height, Μπάμια can reach up to 2 meters.
Its stalk is thick, which woods.
The stem is covered with sparse stiff hairs.

About Μπάμια from wikipedia:
"Chemical composition
Okra (Μπάμια) is rich in nutrients, including ascorbic acid and other vitamins. The seeds contain up to 20% oil, reminiscent of olive. Okra pods are rich in mucous substances, contain a lot of proteins, carbohydrates, organic acids, vitamins and various mineral salts. "

The photos I were taken with a Lenovo TAB 2 A10-70L tablet
№ 1


№ 2 Wash Bamies (Μπάμια) and dry on paper napkins


№ 3 Trim the sharp tip of the Bamies (Μπάμια)


№ 4-5 Cut the other side of the Bamies (Μπάμια) in a conical shape


№ 5


№ 6 Fry large onions in corn oil


№ 7 Finely chop 5-6 large fresh tomatoes, peeling them first


№ 8 Add the tomatoes to the toasted onions and sauté a little more


№ 9 Fry the Bamies (Μπάμια), stirring gently to keep it intact


№ 10 Fry the chicken. I buy chicken legs


№ 11
Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and add water.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cook for about 40-45 minutes.


Sorry, but I forgot to take the finished photo of Bamies (Μπάμια).
Probably I was in a hurry to eat her :-)))

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