Kundru

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Pakaa kundru

Kundru (scientific naam: Coccinia grandis), jiske tindora' (tindori, tindoori), ghiloda, kundri, kowai, kovai, kovakkai,kovakka(കോവയ്ക്ക), dondakaya, manoli, tindla, gentleman's toes, tendli, thendli, thainli , ivy gourd nai to little gourd naam se jaana jata hai, ek garam des me hone waala, faile waala paudha hai jon ki ek chhhotaa fal hai jiske khaya ja sakta hai. Iske fal ko kachchaa khawa jaata hai aur kuchh log iske uu time bhi khaae le hai jab ki ekdam pakka hoe jaata hai. Iske shoots aur patti ke bhi bhaji ke rakam khawa jaae sake hai.

Iske purana botanical naam C. cordifolia hai.

Iske fal ke India ke khaana me khawa jaae hai. Thailand, Indonesia, aur duusra southeast Asia ke des ke log iske fal ke saathe iske patti ko bhi khate hai. Thailand ke log ke aapan garden me iske boe ke encourage karaa jaae hai kahr ki isme dher micronutrients, jisme vitamins A aur C hai, bhi hai.

Karnataka me Kannada me baat kare waala log iske "Tondekayi" bole hai. Andhra Pradesh ke , Telugu bhasa me baat kare waala log iske dondakaya bole hai. Tamil Nadu ke Tamil bhasa me baat kare waala log iske kovakkai bole hai. Kerala me iske kovakka(കോവയ്ക്ക) bola jaae hai. Assam me iske kunduli bola jaae hai. Iske tarkari banae ke khawa jaae hai aur iske deep-fry kar ke isme masala bhar ke bhi khawa jaae hai.

India me iske kamti glycemic index ke kaaran iske diabetes ke control kare khatir khawa jaae hai.

Hawai'i aur southern United States me iske ek weed maana jaae hai.

Kundru me dher beta-carotene hai.[1]

Bahaari jorr[badlo | edit source]

Female and male flowers

References[badlo | edit source]

  1. Artemis P. Simopoulos and C. Gopalan, ed., Plants in Human Health and Nutrition Policy,Karger Publishers, 2003