Ridge gourd is a dark green, ridged and tapering pretty vegetable. It has white pulp with white seeds embedded in spongy flesh. It's hard skin is peeled off and chopped and cooked as desired.
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Did you know ridge gourd is full of nutrients? The low carb count of ridge gourd coupled with insulin-like peptides it contains, qualifies this vegetables as diabetic-friendly. It can safely be added to a diabetic menu. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels.