About the product:
Ash gourd also is known as wax gourd or white pumpkin has a mild taste and the fruit’s flesh is a particularly popular addition to Chinese and Indian dishes. The fruit is touted to offer various health benefits and has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. The fruit is most often cubed, boiled and eaten on its own or added to soups and stews. It can also be baked, fried, candied or simply peeled and added to salads. Ash gourd can likewise be used to make jam, ketchup, cakes, ice cream and sweets. It’s also a popular addition to juices and smoothies.
Store it under refrigerated conditions. If a part of the fruit is cut, cover with a cling-wrap and then store.
Ash gourd comprises 96% water and is very low in calories, fat, protein, and carbs. It
remains rich in fibre and antioxidants, vitamin C. Ash gourd is also a good source of
flavonoids and carotenes. Ash gourd also contains smaller amounts of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and manganese, as well as various other B vitamins.
Ash gourds may help improve your digestion and promote a healthy body weight. Ash gourds help people suffering from heart ailments, anaemia, body heat etc. It’s helpful for people maintaining a diet and people suffering from diabetics.
Country of origin: India