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Parvar Cucumber

A small mild gourd that is best cooked in stews to pick up other flavors. They are labor intensive to prep and should be peeled and the hard seeds removed.

Alternative Names

Parval Cucumber, Parwal Cucumber, Parwar Cucumber, Pointed Gourd Cucumber

Category

Fruit Vegetable

Origin

India

Flavor

Mild

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread, Peel, Pickle

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise, Fry/Deep-fry

Uses

see categorized dishes

Caution

Remove large hard seeds before using.

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