Ingredient


Go

Snake Gourd

The snake gourd has a soft waxy outer skin and is similar looking to a cucumber but is used like a Zucchini. The snake gourd must be eaten young because when it gets older it becomes gelatinous, bitter and inedible.

Alternative Names

India Snake Gourd, Indian Snake Gourd, Serpent Gourd

Categories

Fruit Vegetable, Summer/Soft Squash

Origin

Asia, Asia-Southeast, Australia

Flavor

Earthy, Mild, Vegetal

Texture

Tender

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread, Pickle, Stuff

Cooking Method

Bake, Barbecue/Grill, Broil, Fry/Deep-fry, Roast, Sauté

Newsletter

Get ingredient trends delivered to your inbox