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Health Benefits of OKRA that will Surprise you

Adding green vegetables to your meal has always been the advice if someone wants to be physically healthy and fit. However, with so many options to choose from, how can you find the right vegetable that can provide you with various health benefits? Among a few other vegetables, the health benefits of Okra are far superior compared to commonly consumed legumes.

Okra or commonly known as ladies’ fingers is a widely consumed vegetable in tropical regions, especially in Asia. It is one of the most versatile dishes, which are loved by all. As it has seeds, biologically it is categorized as a fruit but is consumed as a vegetable. Many dislike cooking this vegetable as it has its sticky texture. Nevertheless, the delicious taste of any okra dish and its superior health benefits makes it worth the effort.

This magical green veggie is filled with folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, fibre, potassium, antioxidants, and some vital phytonutrient. As Okra is rich in fibre, it helps in improving insulin sensitivity; hence, people with an elevated blood glucose level should include Okra in their daily diet. The dietary fibres present in this veggie helps in effective digestion.

Here are a few different dishes in which Okra can enrich your meal.

1. Okra and white potato curry

Okra and White Potato Curry
Okra and White Potato Curry

2. Okra and Chicken stir fry

Okra and Chicken Stir Fry
Okra and Chicken Stir Fry

3. Fresh vegetable salad with Okra

Vegetable salad with Okra
Vegetable salad with Okra

4 Okra battered and deep-fried

Deep fried Okra
Deep fried Okra

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