Also known as white gourd, marrow, calabash or long melons, bottle gourds are a fruit with a light green skin and white seedy flesh. They come in a variety of shapes, thick and rounded, small and bottle shaped or long and slim. The young fruits are eaten as a vegetable and the mature can be used as a bottle, pipe or utensil. Thus the name bottle gourd.
Bottle Gourd or Ghiya Pickle is a simple, spicy chutney that goes well with paratha, chpaati and dal rice. It takes only few minutes to make it. Family members make annoying faces when it comes to eat bottle gourd in gravy form then introduce this recipe to them. They will surely start to love bottle gourd.Continue Reading