Bomya or Qorma-e-shast-e-arus

Okra stew with lentils & smoked yoghurt

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

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Lands of the Curry Leaf

Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

Okra is such a beautiful vegetable, when it is handled well. If you worry about it living up to its unfortunate reputation of being a little slimy, this recipe will ease your concerns. Remember to always choose small and straight okra, as the larger ones may be a bit tough.

This is a really rich and tasty stew, which you can serve as is, or with rice or chapatti. If you like a bit more fire, use a small green chilli in the stew, otherwise opt for a long green one, which will give yo