ABOUT THE PRODUCT
The flesh of Coccinia is crunchy with a mild bitter after taste but the matured ones taste even sweeter. The translucent white flesh with seeds embedded turns red on ripening. They are oval to elongated with thick and light green skin.
Apart from their delightful taste Coccinia is a good source of nutrients, vitamins and mineral. Consuming 100 gram of ivy gourd supplies, 1.4mg of Iron, 0/08mg of Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), 0.07 mg of Vitamin B1(Thiamine), 1.6g of Total dietary fiber and 40 mg of Calcium.
This vegetable improves the bowel movements of the body due to because it has the laxative qualities, which are resulted due to the existence of vitamin A and beta-carotene in the vegetable. With this property it also cures gonorrhea.
STORAGE & USES
Store them in the refrigerator. It can be used in curries and rice. Suitable to add to dals and Crips of coccinia are tasty and delicious.