Zucchini yellow or golden zucchini is yellow or orange-coloured summer squash which is of cylindrical shape and 4 – 5”long. In India, it is better known as pīlē tōrīin Hindi and is found during summer season. Its botanical name is Cucurbita pepo and belongs to family Cucurbitaceae. Summer squash is sweet to taste after being cooked.
Yellow Zucchini is rich source of vitamin C which gives antioxidant benefits to the body. By dietary consumption of yellow squash body becomes ready to fight the infections and allergies. It is highly beneficial for pregnant woman. Intake of yellow squash helps them giving birth to child free of spinal-related risks.
Wash the vegetable thoroughly before cutting.