Thursday, August 1, 2013

Ridge gourd also Known as Turai or Turiya

Did u know that Ridge gourd also Known as Turai or Turiya.
Ridge gourd biologically named as Luffa. Ridge gourd is popularly known as Chinese Okra or Sponge gourd in China. It is a dark green, ridged and tapering pretty vegetable. It has white pulp with white seeds embedded in spongy flesh. Choose ridge gourd that has a deep green color.
Ridge gourd is low in fat and cholesterol, high in dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, iron, magnesium and manganese. It has blood-purifying properties.

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