Okra has a mild taste with a unique texture. It is a good source of minerals, vitamins, fibre and antioxidants. The seeds inside the okra contain a sticky juice that is used to enrich and thicken sauces.
Health Benefits - Rich in magnesium, folate, fibre, antioxidants and vitamin C.
Flavour - A sweet grassy flavour that takes on more depth when cooked. The flesh is both juicy and creamy.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store okra in a sealed bag and store them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator. Do not wash okra until you are ready to use it as moisture will cause it rotten fast.