Bottle Gourd

Bottle Gourd in Urdu: لوکی

Bottle Gourd in Roman Urdu: Loki

Bottle gourd or calabash is basically a vegetable, with light green skin and white flesh the inner area. It is mostly cultivated in the tropical areas of the world, It is mainly used for culinary purposes. Bottle gourd is found in various shapes and sizes it is usually long and oval shaped.

Bottle gourd benefits

  • Bottle gourd is very much less in calories and is the  main ingredient of diet control foods.
  • Bottle gourd contains a lot of vitamin C which is one of the powerful antioxidants to remove the dangerous radicals of cancer cells.
  • Bottle gourd is very good for indigestion , it helps to get rid of constipation issues.
  • It is also rich in minerals like calcium, iron ,zinc, potassium and manganese.
Bottle gourd are easily found in markets throughout the year, it is been stored in fridge so that it remains fresh. It has a lot of culinary use it can be made in the form of stews, gravy and sweet recipes all around the world, the famous in Asian side is known as "Laki ka halwa" a very delicious dessert,
Bottle gourd juice is also a popular drink and has a lot of health benefits too.