Sunday, April 3, 2011

Bamje (Bosnian Dish)

Bamje (Bosnian Dish)

Bamje/Bamji  is a Bosnian and Albanian speciality. It is Delicious and Tasty. My family likes it very much. Cook at your home and enjoy the dish from Muslim Bosnian influenced by Turkish and Arabian cuisine and European Touch. Salam to Bosnian Muslims.

Bamje ingredients before cutting

Bamje ingredients after cutting


  • Baby Okra (small lady fingers)      1/2 kg
  • Lamb cubes  1/4 kg
  • Onion medium size, chopped, 3-4
  • Tomatoes medium size, chopped, 3
  • Garlic, crushed, 1/2 medium size
  • Olive oil  1/2   -  1 cup
  • Black pepper, freshly  grated  1 to 1+1/2  teaspoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon


  • Chop head and tail of Okra.
  • Fry in oil for 5-10 minutes, remove from oil and keep aside.
  • Now in the same oil add onion and fry on low to medium heat for 5 minutes,  then  add lamb cubes , tomatoes, garlic and pepper and salt and fry for another 5 minutes.
  • Now add 1 cup water and cook on low flame till meat is tender, then add fried okra and simmer.
  • Delicious Bamje/Bamji is ready.
  • Serve with bread and salad/raita.