Yellow cucumbers are generally more spherical in shape. Also known as peeli kakdi. Commonly added in sambars/soup , daals, even in some pickle/ chutney.
Has a sweeter flavour than normal cucumbers.
The cucumber is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. Other members of the family include squash and different kinds of melon. Cucumbers provide various nutrients but are low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium. People in India have grown cucumbers for food and medicinal purposes since ancient times, and they have long been part of the Mediterranean diet.
Cucumbers have a mild, refreshing taste and a high water content. Cucumbers consist mostly of water, and they also contain important electrolytes. They can help prevent dehydration in hot weather or after a workout.