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  • Okra can be stored in the refrigerator in paper bags in the vegetable compartment. When you are ready to prepare the okra for cooking, remove it from the fridge and bring it up to room temperature first. Pat the okra dry before cutting/slicing. By bringing the okra to room temperature before cooking aids in less moisture yielding when cooked.
  • The cutting and slicing of okra varies from one household to the next and from one part of the world to the other. Okra can be cut into rounds, they can be sliced lengthways or be cut diagonally. Of course, you can opt to leave the okra whole.

Fresh Okra/Bhindi/Lady's finger 2lb-Fresh Indian Vegetables,USA

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Okra are bright green, slender pods that add versatility and nutrition to many dishes. 

Okra, also called okro, is a crispy green vegetable fruit used as soup thickener due to its viscid properties. It is widely eaten in all over Africa and also in India.

Okra is rich in vitamin C. They can be eaten raw, marinated in salads, deep fried or used in soups and stews.

Okra is often included in the diets of people who are trying to lose weight due to the fact that it is fat free and cholesterol free.

It is also high in fibre and antioxidants and contains potassium, vitamin C, calcium and folate.

The mucilaginous properties of okra make it a perfect alternative to starch for thickening soups and stews since it will add nutrients without adding extra kilojoules.

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