How to Make Jamaican Okra Punch with Rum and its Benefits

What is in Okra:

Okras are also known as “ladies fingers”. It has been long favored for the health-conscious as it contains potassium, vitamins b&c, folic acid, calcium and is also high in dietary fiber.

Okra health benefits: 

  • Assist in regulating blood sugar.
  • Boost immune system.
  • Improve digestion.
  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • Promote Healthy skin.

Jamaican Okra Punch Recipe

Recipe by Jamaican DelicaciesCourse: Jamaican RecipesCuisine: Jamaican DrinkDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

35

minutes

Jamaican Okra punch is a healthy tasty common drink in Jamaica. Feel free to substitute the supligen (only if you can not find it) mention in the recipe with vanilla milk

Ingredients

  • 8 boiled okras

  • ¼ cup oats

  • ¼ cup Vanilla flavored supligenNestle Supligen Vanilla

  • ¼ cup condensed milk

  • ½ cup stoute of choice (Dragon/Guinness)

  • 1 tbsp nutmeg

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 1/3 cup Sugar (optional)

  • 1/3 cup Rum (optional)

Directions

  • Prepare Okras
  • Ensure your okras are NOT hard, the smaller Okras are best. Cut off the tops and discard.okras with tips removed
  • Start Cooking
  • Wash your prepared okras, and put them in a saucepan with 2 cups of water. Let boil for approximately 7 minutes or until the okra is tender. Turn off the heat and allow it to cool DO NOT throw off liquid.
  • Place cool boiled okras with liquid in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add remaining ingredients except the condensed milk and rum (optional). Blend for another 5 mins.
  • Pour into pitcher and sweeten with condensed milk and add rum (optional).
  • Place in the refrigerator to chill and serve. Cheers!

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