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Cut Okra / Lady Finger

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Cut Okra / Lady Finger

Sometimes called “lady’s finger,” okra is a flowering plant with edible seed pods. It grows best in warm climates for which india is a great place to grow best quality Okra. Though technically a fruit, okra often gets used like a vegetable in cooking and


Product Description Individually Quick Frozen Indian Cut Okra
Origin India
General Description IQF Indian Cut Okra is produced from Okra fruit which are sorted, washed, cut, blanched and frozen to give a free flowing product and stored at -18° C

Physical parameters

Product Size 15-20 mm width and diameter of 15mm.
Defects Limits (Average per 1000gm)-Frozen
Foreign Matter Nil
Clumps <5%
Over Size 5%. Width of the cut okra less than 12mm is unacceptable
Under size 5%. Width of the cut okra > 25mm or more than 17mm in diameter is unacceptable.
Blemished Slices 10 pcs
Inserct Injury 2 pcs
Damaged Slices 5 pcs
Fibre/Tough 4 pcs
Total Defectives 20 pcs

Sensory Analysis

Color Uniform Bright to dark green.
Appearance Typical of Okra, free flowing product free from defects.
Flavor Natural, Characteristic flavor.
Texture Tender.

Microbiological Values

m M
Aerobic plate count 500,000/g 1,500,000/g
Total Coliforms 1000/g 10,000/g
E.Coli 10/g 100/g
Yeast and Moulds 1000/g 5000/g
Staphylococcus Aureaus 10/g 100/g
Salmonella(25g) Absent/25g Absent/25g

m = the microbiological limit which separates good quality from marginally acceptable quality
M = the microbiological limit which separates marginally acceptable quality from defective quality

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 0.5 Cup(50 g)

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0%
Saturated Fat 0%
Cholesterol 0%
Sodium 0%
Potassium 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1%
Dietary Fiber 7%
Protein 2%
Vitamin C 13%
Iran 0%
Vitamin 86 0%
Magnesium 0%
Calcium 3%
Vitamin D 0%
Cobalamin 0%
Vitamin A 7%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Uses and Benefits

  • Okra is low in calories but packed full of nutrients. The vitamin C in okra helps support healthy immune function. Okra is also rich in vitamin K, which helps your body clot blood
  • Okra contains antioxidants called polyphenols, including vitamins A and C. It also contains a protein called lectin which may inhibit cancer cell growth in humans.
  • One cup of okra has 15% of the daily value of folate, a helpful nutrient for pregnant women. Folate helps reduce the risk of neural tube defects, which can affect the brain and spine of developing fetuses.