A highly versatile vegetable in Indian cuisine, Lady Finger can be sliced or chopped or can be paired with other vegetables for an exquisite taste. Toss in some green chillies or onions for a flavourful, wholesome main course dish. The low calorie and high fibre content make it a suitable food for weight loss. Lady Finger is a good source of vitamin C, folate, calcium and potassium. May be cut into round pieces or sliced into 4 halves during preparation. Contains soluble fibre pectin which helps in lowering cholesterol as well as prevents atherosclerosis. Staple to both Indian and Arabic Cuisine.
Ladies finger is a green vegetable with a tip at the end and a lighter green head, which is inedible and to be thrown away.
It tastes mild and slightly grassy.
Ladies finger aids in digestion as it contains prebiotic fibre and controls obesity and cholesterol. It has loaded with Vitamin A, B, and C, and traces of Zinc & Calcium
It acts as a hair conditioner, fights dandruff and moisturizes the scalp.