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Fresh Dhudhi,bottle gourd(lauki,Opo Squash)5lb-indian vegetable,USA

  • The bottle gourd, Lagenaria siceraria (synonym Lagenaria vulgaris Ser.), also known as opo squash, or long melon, is a vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable, or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe. The fresh fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh. Rounder varieties are called calabash gourds
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opo squash is a vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable, or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe. The fresh fruit has a light green smooth skin and a white flesh.

 Bottle gourd is round fresh vegetable with a light green smooth skin and a white inner flesh. This is very low in Calories and has high water content and dietary fibre. It is a very fine supply of Vitamin C, Potassium and Zinc.

Indian Name: Doodhi or lauki

Scientific Name: Lagenaria Siceraria

English Name: Calabash, bottle gourd

 Medicinal values:

Squashes provide vitamin A and vitamin C, some of the B vitamins, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, iron, and are a good source of fiber.

 Weight control Vitamin-C, one of the powerful natural antioxidants 

 Bottle gourd is an excellent diuretic, stimulates urine flow and the flushing of toxins from the body. It also helps to reduce the burning sensation in urinary passage caused by high acidity of urine. It has gained the importance for its weight losing properties.

These are used in making curries, sabjis, juices and are used as main course accompaniments.

Recipe:Lauki chana dal,Lauki curry

 http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/lauki-chana-dal-curry-recipe/


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