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Ingredient Of The Day: Asian Okra

Ingredient Of The Day: Asian Okra

Asian Okra, which goes by many names such as Chinese Okra, Loofa or Luffa, Silk Gourd, Singua, and Vegetable Sponge, looks like a Zucchini but has a closer consistency and taste to Green Okra. The texture is creamy-gelatinous-spongy-stringy and the flavor is mild and vegetal. Dredge and deep-fry for an appetizer or use in Indian dishes, relish, soup, stew, and stir-fry.

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