Kapama (Lamb with onions and cos lettuce)


  • 1000 gr. fatty lamb meat
  • 15 fresh onion petioles
  • 1 onion
  • 2 bunches dill
  • 1 glass water
  • 2 heads cos lettuce


Cut the meat into 8 pieces. Peel, wash and cut onion petioles into 1 inch slices. Wash the lettuce and cut into 2.5 inch pieces. Peel and slice the onion into rigns. Chop the dill.

Wash the meat and put into a saucepan. Add the lettuce, fresh onion petioles, onion, dill, some salt and water. Cover and cook for 90 minutes. Place in a serving bowl when cooking time is over.

Put the cubed lamb meat in big casserola, top with 1/3 of the tomatoes, green besns, carrots, eggplants, gibson onions, half of the tomatoes, green peppers, potatoes, garlic, okra and the rest of the tomatoes. Add 1/2 tablespoon salt, the granulated sugar, the margarine, and the water. Cover and place in moderately hot oven. Allow to cook for almost 1.5 hours until the meat and beans are tender. Remove from oven, place on a plate and serve hot.

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