Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers” and “gumbo,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term “okra” most commonly refers to the edible seedpods of the plant. Okra possess anti-diabetic properties, namely that the viscosity of okra’s carbohydrates helps to
Stewed Okra - In this Greek side dish, okra is salted and then tossed in a lemon juice–water mixture that prevents the vegetable from taking on a gummy texture as it simmers in a rich olive oil and tomato sauce.