Okra – Indian
– Okra – Indian
Indian Okra, known in many English-speaking countries as ladies fingers or ochro, is a flowering plant in the mallow family. It is valued for its edible green seed pods. The geographical origin of okra is disputed, with supporters of West African, Ethiopian, and South Asian origins. Okra may be used in developing countries to mitigate malnutrition and alleviate food insecurity.