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fresh okro okra fruit
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How to Prep Okra/Okro (VIDEO)

If you want to enjoy your favorite okra dishes, then you need to try these ways how you can prepare okra.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Fruits, Vegetables
Cuisine: African, Asian
Keyword: easy okro prep, how to prep okora in two ways, how to prep okra, how to prep okra with a blender, how to prep okra with knife, how to prep okro easily, the best okra prep
Servings: 4



  • 20 okra (about 20, medium-sized)
  • 1 cup water for METHOD 2 (USING A BLENDER)


Method 1: Using a Knife

  • Use a knife to cut off the pointy end of the okra.
  • Slice through the okra twice to expose the seeds.
  • Chop it into small pieces.
  • Throw away the hard stalk.

Method 2: Using a Blender

  • Slice the okra into four to five slices with a knife.
  • Pour water into the blender.
  • Blend the okra until you get your preferred consistency.



  • You don’t need to rinse the okra before storing it. 
  • Use a preparation method that works best for your chosen recipe. 
  • Soak the okra in a vinegar bath for 30 minutes to reduce sliminess.