Indian name : Karela /Ucche
Scientific name : Momordica charantia
: M. charantia
Medicinal properties/Food values:
Bitter gourd contains vitamin A, B1, B2, iron, copper,phosporous, potassium. It is a good source of antioxident, which prevents aging. It is excellent for preventing diabetes & enhance digestion, it also cleanses the palate thus enhance the tasting ability, for this reason dishes prepared from bitter gourd generally taken as the first dish of Indian menu.