Snake Gourd

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Trichosanthes Cucumerina

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Excellent anti-inflammatory, excellent remedy for diabetes, wards off constipation with ease.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Comprises of protein, fat, carbohydrate and soluble fiber. Its mineral and vitamin content are calcium, phosphorus, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin and carotene.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Can make curries, stir fries, etc.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Snake Gourd
  • Tamil : Podalankai / Pudalai
  • Malayalam : Padavalnga / Padavalam
  • Telugu : Potlakaya
  • Kannada : Hagala Kai / Padaval Kai / Padavala
  • Hindi : Chachinda / Patoala
  • Bengali : Chichinga / Chin Chinga
  • Gujarati : Padavali
  • Konkani : Peddaley / Poddvolen
  • Marathi : Padval
  • Oriya : Chhachindra
  • Punjabi : Parol
  • Tulu : Padlanga

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