Bottle Gourd belongs to the gourd family and is a running or climbing vine. The fruit is harvested young and used as a vegetable that has a light green smooth skin and a white inner flesh. Usually, the round fruits are called Calabash gourd and the slender long fruits are called Bottle gourds. Mauli Organic Gourds deliver a rich taste, free of synthetic fertilizers maintaining its natural taste.
Excellent food for people who are dieting, Bottle Gourds can be transformed into many spectacular dishes with an exciting play of desi masalas and other condiments.
- Chop them to make subzis, curries, and gravies
- Grate them to prepare famous Indian dessert Doodhi Halwa, soups, or to stir fry with onion, garlic and tomatoes to make a semi-dry subzi.
- Roll them into little balls to make koftas.
- Blend it to make nutritious juices or soups.
Health Benefits of Bottle Gourd (दुधीभोपळा):
Extremely low in calories and high in dietary fiber, it helps in curing constipation, flatulence, piles, and even promotes weight loss, treats urinary tract infections, cures tummy troubles.
Good Source of:
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin B6
- Dietary Fiber