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Okra, Red

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Scientific name: Abelmoschus esculentus

Family: Malvaceae

Origin: W Africa

Medicinal use: Ripe, roasted seeds can be used to make a coffee substitute, as is done in Nicoya. The fruit contains a mucilaginous substance (gelatinous in texture) useful for thickening soups and ragouts. It pairs well with tomato, onion, bell pepper, yam, as well as curry, coriander, oregano, lemon, and vinegar.

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