Ivy Gourd is a tropical plant popularly cultivated and consumed in India, China, Malaysia and other Asian and African countries. It is known by several names, including baby watermelon, little gourd, Kundru, Tindora or Tindola (in Hindi), etc. You can prepare it as a dry, stir-fried vegetable or with a gravy.
- It is believed to be helpful in controlling blood sugar.
- It is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial.
- It contains protein, dietary fibre and beta-carotene.