What Is a Okra?


Okra is a magical flowering plant in the Mallow family and has Africa as its native land. The name is widely used in America, Philippines and Nigeria where the Igbo refer to it as Okuru and is much loved for its edible green seed pods
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Unfortunately, that sliminess puts off many diners, but you can minimize it by buying small, fresh okra and by cooking it very briefly.  Okra's popular in the South, where they fry it in cornmeal, pickle... More »
Okra is a flowering plant that belongs to the mallow family and has edible green seed pods. The plant is native to Africa and is also grown in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world.
Okra is a vegetable palnt whose green pods, abounding in nutritious mucilage, are much used for soups, stews, or pickles etc.
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Okra is a vegetable usually grown in the south. Okra can be prepared a lot of different ways but most commonly it is fried. It is sometimes called lady's finger or bamia and originally
Okra is a type of vegetable. It's eaten a lot in South America and Africa and used in stews. Very tasty!
1. Wash and drain the okra. 2. Sterilize the pint jars by running them through the dishwasher or in a boiling water bath. 3. Fill each canning jar with okra and leave ½-inch
1 Locate a suitable space. Okra will grow from 1 to 2 metres high, with each plant being about 30cm to 40cm in width. Choose a location that caters to this size and prepare the soil
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To boil okra, find a pot that is large enough to fit 3/4 of the okra and add water halfway. Bring the water to boil and add rinsed okra. Boil for 5 minutes while ...
To pickle okra you wash okra and cut off the stems. Boil your water, vinegar and salt for 10 minutes. Place the okra into the jars and fill with the liquid. Allow ...
For pickled okra, you'll need okra, red chili peppers, dried dill, vinegar and salt. You can find a good recipe at . ...
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