Does someone know if (fresh) Okra is considered a vegetable or a legume ?
Botanically, it's not a legume, but neither is corn or rice. ('Vegetable' isn't really a botanical category.) I do not believe that it's considered kitniyot.
It doesn't puff up!
I'd say go for it, I've never heard it included in the problem list (& I just re-read that section in Blumenkranz)
It's a vegetable. The flesh is the food part, and the seeds are just swallowed because it's easier than removing them. So it's not kitniyot.
Thanks to all
Have a Chag Kosher v'Samech
Most Recommended Discussions on Kosher
Apr 20, 2014
Best Gefilte Fish NOT from a...
about 2 hours ago
Frosting for Passover Birthday...
about 3 hours ago
Baby high chairs in Israeli...
about 4 hours ago
Kosher For Passover Kitnyiot
about 7 hours ago
Favorite Matzah Farfel Kugel...
about 15 hours ago
2014 Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
See All 23 Recipes »
About/Contact CHOW |
Posting Guidelines |
CBS Entertainment | About CBS Interactive | Jobs | Advertise