Oopss, are you sure you want to move away from this page... You were in the middle of editing an existing order, and may want to complete the transaction by hitting the checkout button
I is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber.
The Indian variety is more narrow and has pointed ends with rough, jagged spikes on the rind.
It derives its bitterness from the chemical momordine. Scientifically known as Momordica Charantia, belonging to the genus Momordica and the family Cucurbitaceae, the vegetable deserves a regular presence on the menu due to its health-giving and controlling properties. Immature gourds are less bitter because the astringent levels go up as they mature.Use: