Ash Gourd - 500 GM
: Ash Gourd/Winter Melon While ash gourd is composed primarily of water (about 96%), it also boasts a variety of beneficial vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C and B-complex vitamins such as niacin, thiamine and riboflavin. Ash gourd is also a valuable source of minerals like iron, potassium, zinc, calcium and magnesium. The gourd also provides a good amount of protein, carbohydrates and dietary fiber. Fresh Ash Gourd is added to the dishes to prepare various curries. This vegetable
is also used in the making of soup dishes in some parts of the world. Occasionally, this fruit is also used to make beverage and it delivers a distinctive and delightful taste. Ash Gourd is used in the process of making the liquefied curd or buttermilk in South India. It is very low in calories with each 100 g serving of ash gourd providing only 13 calories of energy. It is good for diabetics, cures peptic ulcer, treats constipation and beats acidity.