How to make Bamiya -

A traditional ladyfinger dish all the way from Jordan

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Small ladyfingers, Medium onion

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


Bamiya Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bamiya Recipe

  • Small ladyfingers 250 grams

  • Medium onion 1

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves 2-3

  • Medium tomatoes roughly chopped 3

  • Tomato puree 5 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 3

Add tomato puree, salt, black pepper powder, cumin powder and cinnamon powder and mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well.

Step 4

Slit ladyfingers without cutting through and add to the pan and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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