fresh White Bitter Gourd Pagarkkai, Karella,Karawila,pavakkai
Despite its slightly warty appearance, Karela comes packed with vitamin and mineral goodness. Valued for its high fibre content, Karela also contains vitamin C, proteins, calcium, beta-carotene, iron, potassium, zinc, and phosphorus.
Bitter Melon, AKA Bitter Gourd, can be incorporated into many South Asian dishes, from curries topped with grated coconut, to deep-fried with onions and spices as an accompaniment. Karela can also be juiced to reduce blood sugar levels? containing polypeptide P, bitter melon acts as natural insulin, favourable for a diabetic diet.
Also known as Korola, Karavila, Karle, Paagarkaai, Pavakai and Tite Karela
Recipes featuring Karela include Thoran/Thuvaran, Pavakka Mezhukkupuratti, Kattu Pagarkkai, Sabzi Karela and Bharwa Karela
Momordica charantia is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit. Its many varieties differ substantially in the shape and bitterness of the fruit. Bitter melon originated in India and was introduced into China in the 14th … Bitter melon has many names in other languages, which have