Thai Style Sour & Spicy Okra
“I heard that drinking lady’s fingers/okra water is effective in treating diabetes, so I have been drinking it every day
Are you practicing this as well? Is that true? Let Dietitian90 explains to you!
1. Do you know that okra has large amount of mucilage which contains soluble fiber? It is
effective in slowing down the absorption of sugar into the blood vessels.
Tip 1: We suggest you to steam or blanch the lady’s fingers first before chopping off
the head and tail.
2. Soluble fiber in okra helps to slow down the absorption of sugar but it does not mean that it
Tip 2: Instead of drinking okra water, we encourage you to eat whole okra to obtain a
more complete nutrient profile.
Can‘t wait to try this Thai style sour and spicy sauce? The recipe is here!
4 cloves of garlic
1 red onion
2 cili padi,
2 lime (extract the juice)
2 teaspoons of soy sauce
2 teaspoons of water
mix well and serve with your okra!
According to the 2019 National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS 2019), 95% of adults in
Malaysia did not consume the recommended daily amount of vegetables and fruits.
Do you feel that vegetable dishes are bland and boring? That is because you have not tried this
【Thai style sour & spicy okra】 which will definitely give your taste buds a kick!