Cut heads and ends of pods,rinse in water; slice thinly.
Place okra in a bowl and cover with water and juice of 1 lemon.
Heat olive oil a large pan. Add onion, garlic, tomatoes, green
pepper, cloves, bay leaf, and salt and pepper to taste. Saute over low heat
until onions are translucent. Add pork chunks , and cover with broth.
Cook over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes until pork is tender then add okra slices
Cover saucepan and continue to simmer for an additional 15minutes or until okra is tender.
While the okra finishes cooking, prepare the plantain balls by boiling the plantains in water until tender. Smash and with your hands form into small balls. When serving the okra place a few balls In each the serving dishes.