Predominant with South Asian Cuisine and New Orleans Gumbo
It's not only delicious but very healthy for you.
If you never tried it, its good, has a unique flavor, texture is al dente, not mushy and not crunchy but best if you stir fry with a little fresh garlic, a dash of oyster sauce and a little pepper.
Simple and delicious.
also known as “lady’s fingers,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term “okra” most commonly refers to the edible seedpods of the plant.
Okra has long been favored as a food for the health-conscious. It contains:
fiber content. Recently, a new benefit of including okra in your diet is being considered.
Okra has been suggested to help manage blood sugar in cases of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
Incidences of diabetes diagnoses are only increasing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The verdict is out on whether okra can be used successfully as a direct diabetes treatment. However, the okra plant does have many proven health benefits. Read on to see if okra could be a viable part of your diabetes treatment plan.
By Chef Woo Can at www.chefwoocan.com