Ridge gourd

Vegetable Description

Other Common names: Ridge gourd, Chinese okra, Ribbed gourd Local names: Beerakai, Turai.

Ridge gourd is the fruit of a sub-tropical vine that belongs to the cucumber family. Its entire plant is found to have considerable medicinal value. In addition to ridge gourd vegetable, ridge gourd seeds are also filled with health benefits.  


Ridge gourd  contains various antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, nutrients and lipids. It is an excellent source of Vitamin A and carbohydrates. It is also a very good source of Vitamin B5, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, Total dietary fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Magnesium.


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