Snake gourd Meaning in English

Snake gourd Also Known asPadwal, Parwal, padval.Padwal, as it is known in Maharashtra, is snake gourd, a light green snake-like vegetable with a grey-white bloom on the skin. Parval is ethnic to India, especially north. Parval is an elongated gourd that grows from creepers and is light green in color. Snake gourd belongs to cucumber family and is native to India. Snake gourd is a climbing herb with tendrils divided into three parts. It has hairy, angular or 5 to 7 lobed leaves. It has white cylindrical, slender, tapering fruits with a waxy surface. Its fruits are orange in color when ripe and pulpy red at maturity.Sliced Snake gourdPeel the vegetable using a peeler. Holding the padwal vertically, slice using a sharp knife by cutting vertically across the cutting board. Slice them thinly or thickly as the recipe desires

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