What is it called in different languages?
English: ash gourd
Tamil: neer poosanikai
Telugu: boodidha gummadi kaya
Hindi: pethakaddu
Bengali: chal kumro
Kannada: budugumbala

About ash gourd: The botanical name of ash gourd is Benincasa hispida. Other common names are wax gourd, winter melon, white pumpkin, and Chinese watermelon. It is a rich source of carbs, fiber, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, protein. It also contains small amounts of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and manganese.

– Improves digestion
– Prevents ulcers
– Reduces inflammation
– Regulates body sugar levels
– Acts as an anti-microbial agent

– You can make soup
– It is used in making jams, candy, ketchup: -candy

– Can make sweet –
– You can make fry –
– Can make curry –
– You can make juice –
– Can make chutney –
– You can make dosa –
– Can prepare sambar –