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White Bitter Melon

Alternative Names

White Balsam Pear, White Bitter Gourd, White Bitter Pumpkin, White Bitter Squash

Category

Fruit Vegetable

Origin

India

Flavor

Bitter, Pungent, Sour

Texture

Crisp, Tough

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Pickle, Soak/Steep

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

Caution

Don't eat raw, very bitter. Use salt to help remove bitterness before cooking.

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