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Chef Nora El Sadat

Ingredients:

- 1 bag of okra

- 6 pieces of meat cubes with no fat

- 2-3 Tbs of  quinoa

- 4 cups of fresh tomato juice

- 2 minced onions

- 1 tsp minced garlic

- 1 tsp (teaspoon) tomato paste 

- 1 chilli pepper

- A Pinch of brown sugar

- 2 Tbs (Tablespoon) canola oil or almond oil 

- Fresh coriander

- Salt, pepper, coriander

 

Okra Tajin Preparation Steps:

  1. In a hot pan place the almond oil and the minced onions
  2. Mix the ingredients and then add the garlic, followed by the meat cubes
  3. Keep stirring until the meat gives you a nice brown colour which will indicate that the meat has been cooked
  4. Next add the bag of okra to the pan
  5. Then add the tomato juice and paste followed by the seasonings: salt, pepper, dried coriander and then stir the ingredients together (add the chili pepper if you like spicy dishes)
  6. Finally add the pinch of brown sugar and the fresh coriander, mix again and leave the okra to boil for around 2-3 minutes
  7. Then shift your okra into a tajin and place it in the oven for a duration of 30-45 minutes depending on your oven’s heating capacity

 

Quinoa Preparation Steps:

To prepare the quinoa use twice as much water as quinoa, then cook uncovered until the quinoa has absorbed all the water.

  1. Rinse the quinoa
  2. Combine the rinsed quinoa and water in a pan

Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, then decrease the heat and let the quinoa simmer until it absorbs all the water (10-20 min)