How to cook Okra
Okra is a green veg, originally from Africa but now used all over the world. Packed with little seeds, okra has a distinctive texture but a mild flavour, so it works best in dishes with strong flavours and spices. Try adding it to gumbos and stews.
READ: Essex gumbo
What are the health benefits?
Okra is high in folate and is a source of vitamin C, calcium and potassium. Nine medium okra count as one of your 5-a-day.