Description: Bottle Gourd (Lauki) has a light green smooth skin with a white inner flesh. It is used in making wide range of dishes such Lauki Ki Sabzi, Doodhi Kotu and desserts like Lauki ka Halwa etc.
Bottle Gourd or Calabash is used in the preparation of various curries in Indian Cuisine. It is chopped into pieces and added in curries to savour along with hot rice or rotis. Bottle Gourd is prepared as chutney to consume with rice, rotis or sometimes with dosas. It contains many vitamins and minerals, such as, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A, C and folate. It is extremely popular for weight loss. Especially the bottle gourd or lauki juice is beneficial for weight loss. Bottle gourd is extremely popular for reducing high blood pressure and keeping your heart healthy.
Nutrient Value & Benefits: Bottle Gourd or Lauki is a rich source of Potassium, Zinc and Vitamin C. It provides support to the treatment of high blood pressure and heart disease. The juice from the leaves help cure jaundice and the juice from the gourd helps reduce greying of hair.
Shelf Life: Recommended to be consumed within a week of purchase.
Storage Tips: To maintain freshness, wrap in plastic bag and store in the vegetable crisper of refrigerator. Once it is cut, it should be sealed in a plastic bag and used within a few days Storage Temperature (degC) 4-7