Oriental Vegetables

Are you looking for some oriental flavors? We bring to the US the exotic vegetables native to Vietnam, Korea, China, and Japan, among others. These oriental vegetables can bring to your recipes color, texture and flavor. Let us surprise you with the variety of eggplants, melons, okras, and squashes available Don’t hesitate and order oriental vegetables online and receive quality produce at your door!

  • American Okra

    $2.99 /pound
    Known for its lean flavor, resulting in an indispensable ingredient in stews, curries, deep fried, or grilled. In addition, Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber which eases digestion. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua. USA Availability: Year-Round
  • Chinese Eggplant is set apart by its long, thin shape, and unique purple color. Additionally, its flesh is typically white, meaty, and nearly seedless. It has the sweetest flavor of all eggplant varieties; low in calories and a good source of fiber. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, USA Availability: Year-Round
  • Chinese Okra

    $1.29 each
    Chinese Okra is similar to regular okra in color and shape. It is long with a ridged green skin and thin ends. It also has a spongy, slightly fibrous creamy white flesh. Its flesh is tender and similar to zucchini in flavor. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala Availability: Year-Round  
  • Dosakai

    $1.69 each
    Dosakai is a type of melon, small in size and round in shape. As it matures, its skin goes from green to yellow. It has a firm, watery, white flesh. Additionally, it can be consumed both raw and cooked. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: Year-Round  
  • Fuzzy Squash

    $1.39 each
    Fuzzy Squash has a thick skin covered in small white hairs. The skin is edible but the hairs should be removed, most people peel the skin away. It may be sliced, cubed for stir frying or used in soups. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala Availability: Year-Round  
  • Guar Bean

    $2.49 /bag
    8 oz  Guar Bean is small to medium in size. Its pods are green with a slimy, soft texture. They have a slightly bitter taste. Additionally, they are high in fiber and vitamins. Great for soups, stir-fries, and salads. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: Year-Round  
  • 8 oz The Indian Bitter Melon is a tropical vine that bears a distinctive fruit which is bumpy, green, and elongated. The fruit of the bitter melon contains large, flat seeds, a thin flesh layer and a thick rubbery skin.  Asian cultures believe that bitter melon can prevent malaria, treat diabetes and fuel metabolism. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, USA Availability: Year-Round
  • Indian Eggplant is very popular in Indian cuisine. It is about the size of a tomato and almost perfectly round. Additionally, it has dark, purple skin, and it is sweet and tender with very few seeds. Entirely edible, including the seeds. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, U.S. Availability: Year-Round    
  • Long Squash

    $1.00 each
    Long squash or "Bottle Gourd" is often considered to be of African decent but it is also common in Europe and Asia. The long squash is very similar to zucchini and it is grown in warm climates. The outer skin can go from yellow to green while the inner flesh is firm textured, white in color and contains seeds Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, USA Availability: Year-Round    
  • Parvol

    $2.99 /bag
    8 oz Parvol is a popular vegetable in India. It is known there as a green potato and it resembles a small cucumber or squash. It is very versatile since it may be cooked in different ways such as boiled for soups, curried or fried. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: Year-Round  
  • Thai Eggplant

    $1.99 /bag
    8 oz Thai Eggplant may be stir-fried, grilled, cooked as tempura or used in creamy Asian soups and curries. It is seedy but its flesh softens rather quickly and absorbs flavors well. There is no need to peel the skin before cooking. Origin: Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala Availability: Year-Round
  • Thai Okra

    $1.19 each
    Thai okra has all the versatility of the beloved vegetable we are familiar with, just with an Asian flair. Thai okra is a good source of vitamin C and fiber. Origin: Dominican Republic Availability: Year-Round  
  • 8 oz White eggplant's outer skin is smooth and bright white with one bulbous end that tapers slightly to a green calyx. Its cream-colored inner flesh is dense with edible white seeds. When cooked,  they're creamy and mild, with a light sweet flavor. Origin: Honduras Availability: Year-Round  

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