Okra, also known as “lady finger” and bhindi , is one of the popular nutritious vegetables of North-Eastern Africa and south Asia.
The pods are among the very low calorie vegetables. They provide containing no saturated fats or cholesterol. Nonetheless, Okra is a popular health food due to its high fiber, vitamin C, and folate content. Okra is also known for being high in antioxidants. Okra is also a good source of calcium and potassium.