The most bitter among all fruits, bitter gourds come with a rough, bumpy and green skin. The off-white translucent flesh tastes crispy with the combination of the bitter seeds that are present inside.
Store unwashed bitter gourds in a zip lock or plastic bag inside the refrigerator. It is also used to prepare curries and fried snacks. Bitter gourd juice is the best medicine to cure several health problems.
Bitter gourd helps to overcome Type-2 Diabetes and heals liver problems. It clears acne, builds immunity, eases digestion, cures constipation and helps in weight loss. It prevents cancer cells from multiplying, purifies blood and has healing qualities.