Okra Soup – Turkish Authentic Bamya Corbasi Recipe **New

23 February 2021
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Okra Soup is a dish that is mostly identified with Konya cuisine. Okra soup is preferably a juicy soup made from tiny okra called dried baby okra, resembling a nutritious dish rather than a soup. Another name in Konya is “Dried Okra Soup.” It is a delicious dish.

Okra soup is made and consumed similarly in Kayseri, Eskişehir, outside of Konya. Since okra is dried, it is never slimy like a traditional okra dish. Therefore, it is a soup that those who do not like okra will love. Its version in Kayseri is made with plenty of tomato paste.

You can fill your stomach just by drinking this soup. In addition to okra, lamb or beef is also placed in the soup. The smaller the okra, the better the okra soup. Furthermore, the broth is added to the soup. Later, when it is served to the table, those who wish can drink it by adding vinegar and garlic.

Okra Soup Recipe

Okra Soup – Turkish Authentic Bamya Corbasi

Okra Soup is a dish that is mostly identified with Konya cuisine. Okra soup is preferably a juicy soup made from tiny okra called dried baby okra, resembling a nutritious dish rather than a soup. Another name in Konya is "Dried Okra Soup." It is a delicious dish.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Mediterranean, Turkish
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • To boil the okra:
  • 100 grams of dried okra
  • Water hot enough to pass over
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon salt
  • For Okra Soup:
  • 300 grams of lamb cubed meat
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet pepper paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • Water hot enough to pass over

Instructions
 

  • First of all, rub your dry okra with your hands to remove the small hairs and clean the fringes on the sides.
  • Boil the cleaned okra in boiling water for 10 minutes. When boiling, add a teaspoon of lemon salt in it so that your okra does not creep.
  • Filter the water of your softened okra and shock it by adding cold water.
  • Remove the threads of your okra.
  • First, roast your meat until it releases its water and absorbs, add the butter, and roast the finely chopped onions until they turn pink.
  • After your onions are roasted, add your tomato paste and continue frying until the smell of tomato paste disappears.
  • Add your water and add your okra. When your water boils, add your salt and turn down your stove. Cook on low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add the lemon salt to your thick soup, boil it for 10 more minutes, and then turn off the stove.
  • You can serve it after the first temperature of your soup has passed. Consume your soup hot.

Okra Soup Tips & Tricks

– When making your soup, take care to use small okra called flower okra.

– You should make your soup with dried okra.

– Okra should be washed thoroughly before boiling, and the soup should be cooked until the okra is very soft.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: How to make okra soup?

A: Okra soup, which is identified with the Konya region, is a delicious dish with its meat and acidity.

If you are wondering how to do it, you can check the recipe right away.

 

Q: How to cook okra soup

A: For your okra not to get a slimy consistency, you should boil your soup until the okra is soft.

 

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