Noun(1) long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant(2) tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus(3) long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
(1) A side dish of Bendi - okra sautéed with onion, fresh tomatoes, black pepper and garlic - is a little bit similar to the flavour of the eggplant.(2) Three to four plants produce more than enough okra for the average family.(3) March begins the hectic planting of warm-season crops like beans, corn, cucumbers and melons, but wait until April to sow hot-weather crops like okra and southern peas.(4) A key ingredient in gumbo, okra is originally an African vegetable.(5) This recipe calls for whole okra to be cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic and ground coriander and served with grilled aubergine.(6) She was slumped on the table and was building a wall with her mashed potatoes so that her muffin wouldn't touch the okra .(7) The French and black Creoles taught the Cajuns how to grow cotton, sugarcane, and okra ; they learned rice and soybean production from Anglo-Americans.(8) It's time to seed those crops that demand warm soil, including okra , Southern peas and Malabar spinach.(9) April is a great time to plant peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, squash and heat-loving okra .(10) Several varieties of tomatoes, okra and peppers, among others, require long growing seasons.