Okra is a green vegetable that is eaten widely in the Middle East and Northern Africa. It is well known for its slimy goo that the seed pod produces once cut. The green okra seed pods are a tapered, oblong shape with ridged skin.Look for fresh okra smaller than about 10-12cm long otherwise if they are any larger, they may be tough and fibrous. okra is becoming more readily available in fruit and vegetable shops when in season. They are available canned or frozen.
Also know as
- Lady Fingers