What is it called in different languages?
English: spiny gourd/ spine gourd
Oriya: kankada
Telugu: boda kakara
Marathi: kantole
Kannda: mada haagala kaayi
Tamil: mezhukupakal

About boda kakara: The other common names of boda kakara are spiny gourd, spine gourd, bristly balsam pear, prickly carolaho, teasle gourd, kantola. Botanical name of this veggie is Momordica dioica. It belongs to Cucurbitaceae/ gourd family. Boda kakara is a rich source of proteins, fiber, vitamin A, C, flavonoids, alkaloids, carbohydrates, carotene, thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid, niacin.

– Boosts immune system
– It has anti aging properties
– Good for diabetic people
– Improves digestion
– Fights against allergy
– Prevents hypertension
– Supports heart health
– Cures eczema
– Prevents and cures respiratory disorders
– Improves brain functioning

– You can make fry –https://youtu.be/yvupV_KM094
– Can make curry –https://youtu.be/vWvi9ZBL2wg
– You can make fritters –https://youtu.be/DK87oWbPqQU