Ash Gourd is usually oval in shape and grow up to 30 centimeters in diameter. It has seeds which contain light yellow colored oil. Due to it’s medicinal properties, it is used in ayurvedic medicinal preparations.
Ash gourd has lot of moisture content, fiber, carbohydrates and protein. Ash Gourd is a natural diuretic and is helpful in treating kidney stones. It has anabolic properties that help tissue growth, and help in expelling intestinal worms.
Inexpensive and versatile, ash-gourd is a healthful vegetable that should definitely be a part of any nutritious diet.
How to Store:
Uncut ash gourd will keep for a month or more in a cool, dry storage area.