Bitter Gourd, also called Bitter Melon, is of dark-green vegetable with rough-skin and of leaf shape. It belongs to family Cucurbitaceae. Botanical name for Bitter Gourd is Momordica charantia and commonly famous as karela in Hindi. The vegetable is available in all parts of the country and is of great medicinal prominence.
Rich Nutritional Content:
Dietary intake of Bitter Gourd aids to health benefits. The vegetable is antidote for diabetic patients. It lowers the content of sugar in the blood. Apart from this it also helps maintaining immunity and fight infections and inflammation. However, pregnant women must stay away from this vegetable.