Okra is also known as lady fingers and gumbo. Okra is a very important vegetable used to prepare different types of soups. It is a widely accepted vegetable.It is usually chopped into smaller pieces and boiled before eating. Okra has long been known as one of the perfect food for health as it is low in calories and has a dietary fibre content and contains potassium, vitamin B; which aids metabolism of fat, carbohydrates, amino acids and contributes to the regulation of blood sugar levels. It is also extremely beneficial to the health of pregnant women.