and its  health benefits

Nutritional value 

According to USDA, 100 grams of raw okra contains the following nutrients. Energy -33Kcal Protein - 1.93g Carbohydrate - 7.45g Fat - 0.19g Dietary fibre - 3.2g


Okra is commonly called as lady’s finger. The botanical name is Abelmoschus esculentus. The vegetable got its name as it resembles a long slender tube-like structure. 

Health benefits of okra 

1. Beneficial antioxidants 2. Lowers the risk of heart diseases 3. Contains anticancer properties 4. Lowers blood glucose levels

5. Dietary fibre 6. Anti-stress effects 7. Anti-fatigue benefits 8. Supports brain and heart health

Okra can be added to your diet easily. Okra goes well with all the soups and stews. It can be roasted and consumed to satisfy your cravings.Okra should be cleaned and then cooked.