Bottle gourd is used most often in cooked applications and can be sautéed, fried, pickled or grilled. Bottle Gourd is used a lot in Indian preparations. With a short cooking time, it is often found in soups, stir fried, dal or simply served as a sabzi.
Low in calories, Contains Folic acid, Amino acid.Bottle Gourd helps in better digestion, reduces sugar level and constipation.
The serving size of 116 grams contains 16 calories and provides 13% of Vitamin C and 7.36% of zinc.
To maintain freshness, wrap in plastic bag and store in the vegetable crisper of the refrigerator. Once cut, it should be sealed in a plastic bag and used within a few days.