Okra or Bhindi is a dear part of varied Indian cuisines. This is a high yielding variety yielding attractive dark green fruits with shine. Among the things that add allure to Okra is that it includes high content of magnesium, antioxidants, and vitamins that act as immunity boosters. It s loaded with fiber, which ensures that you have no bloating even on a restrictive diet, and fiber also keeps you satiated for longer, keeping hunger pangs at bay. Okra lists among weight loss foods without having to sacrifice your taste preferences for the sake of diet. Even though a popular way of eating bhindi is by frying them, this could increase your intake of cholesterol. Boiled with a bit of salt is perhaps the best way to eat it. Grilling or roasting the bhindi with bell peppers, olive oil and salt in an oven at 220 C for 10-15 mins is also a healthy way of eating it. Bhindi can also be cooked as a curry or added to sambar dal.