Ivy gourd is also referred to as a little gourd or perennial cucumber.
When eaten raw, this wild cousin of cucumber tastes crunchy, slightly sweet and tart, and a little juicy. Combine this vegetable in a salad or stir-fry it. You can make a tasty pickle or a delectable ivy gourd curry.
nutritional info: per 100g (source myfitnesspal.com)
Calories: 25kcal | Total Carbs: 4g | Fat: 0.1g | Protein: 1.2g | Calcium: 0.2% of the RDI | Iron: 0.9% of the RDI | Potassium: 0mg | Vitamin A: 28% of the RDI | Vitamin C: 15% of the RDI
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking.