Indian Round Gourd
TINDA /INDIAN ROUND GOURD/APPLE GOURD
This unique squash-like gourd is native to India, very popular in Indian cooking with curry and many gourmet dishes. Green colored, apple sized fruits are flattish round in shape
A water-rich vegetable, it keeps your body cool and healthy,. Some research indicates it is also very good for healthy skin and hair.
Round gourd is regarded as super food for its numerous health benefits. It contains antioxidants like carotenoids and many anti-inflammatory agents, which help controlling blood pressure, heart diseases, and strokes and prevents cancer formation. It is very mild and soothing vegetable for intestinal tract. It contains a lot of fiber and a water-rich vegetable, it keeps your body cool and healthy, that helps in digestion relieves stomach acidity and prevents constipation and diarrhea. It also increases the urinary flow and excretes toxins from the kidney and is very effective in prevention of prostate cancer.
It is a low calorie diet vegetable and a good source of Vitamin A.