Okra is a typical African vegetable. It is also found in southern Europe, India, the Middle East, the Caribbean and South America. Okra, also called okra, is eaten raw, cooked and sometimes in dehydrated form. Its particular flavour and texture, as well as the nutritional compounds it contains, make it a vegetable that deserves to be known.
Characteristics of okra
- Antioxidant power;
- Excellent source of dietary fibre;
- Very low in calories;
- Good source of vitamin K and manganese;
- Original flavor to discover.