I tin of okra or 10 fresh okra/ladies fingers
1 tin of tomatoes
½ a medium onion chopped finely
1 small crushed clove of garlic
1 tablespoon of ketchup (for children over 1 year old)
1 tablespoon tomato puree
4 sprigs of fresh thyme or a tablespoon of dried thyme
- In a saucepan, fry the chopped onion and crushed garlic in a little olive oil for five minutes
- Drain the okra in a sieve and chop up into small pieces. Add these to the onion and garlic.
- Now add the tinned tomatoes, tomato puree, ketchup and thyme.
- Cook on a low to medium heat for at least 20 minutes. or until the okra is soft.
Serve with rice, couscous, pitta bread, grilled meat or fish.