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And some other names.

Ash Gourd gets its name from the waxy white-ish powder that develops on the skin when it gets ripe.

It's a very mild, white flesh, with a similar consistency to honey dew melon, maybe a little more firm.

It is mild.

I had some raw, but Ms Google says it can be cooked a variety of ways.

13 calories per 100 grams, mostly from fiber, makes it low carb/Keto friendly.

Nutrition:
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/ash-gourd#:~:text=Moreo....

Keto friendly:
https://sureketo.com/is-it-keto/wax-gourd

🙂
Ralph's Indian friend introduced him to ash gourd.
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