Health on a Plate

Easy Okra In Tomato Sauce

Hello friends, I welcome you today. And I want to present you my simple and easy way enjoy my okra. I hope you will love it.


400 g of okra
3  fresh tomatoes
1 large onion
3 cloves of garlic
1 tbsp tomato paste
3 tablespoon of oil
Aromatic herbs (thyme, coriander, paprika, Rosemary or any herb of your choice)
1 tsp of  salt to taste

1 cup of water

2 bay leaves, optional


  1. Wash and cut the okra into large strips. Wash and cut tomatoes and red pepper into pieces.
  2. Peel and chop onion and garlic.
  3. In a frying pan over medium flame, put oil, (do not heat oil) okra, onion, and garlic in a frying pan, cook for 5 minutes stirring with a spoon, then add sea salt,  and stir again.
  4. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring with a spoon again from time to time. (don’t cover the pan to avoid okra changing its green color)
  5. When the okra become tender remove from the fire and put on a plate.
  6. Add tomatoes and water in the pan and cook for 3 minutes or until tomatoes become tender, add the herbs and okra to the pan.
  7. Mix well with the sauce and cook for 2 minutes or until okra is hot, let it cool then serve.

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