Heat 1 1/2 inches of oil in fry pan to 350 degrees F. Meanwhile gather 3 dishes for batter set up. Place flour in first dish and season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Place eggs in second dish. Place cornmeal in third dish and season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cut okra in 1/2-inch pieces and then begin 3-part batter
, beginning with flour, then egg, and then cornmeal
until golden brown and drain
on paper towel. Serve with Summer Tomato Relish. For relish, toss all ingredients in bowl.