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Posted: 21 Jul 2023 By: Rashi Chaudhary

5 Ash Gourd Recipes to Try at Home

You may know Ash Gourd through different names. Some like to call it Winter Watermelon or White Pumpkin while others call it Safed Petha, Petha kaddu or the ultimate “Cool Vegetable”. Whatever you may like to call it, the nutritional benefits of this super vegetable is unmatchable.

Have your heard of the famous Agra Ka Petha which is highly loved by kids or adults? This sweetest and most delicious sweet is made of Ash Gourd too and most people have eaten it in this form only.

For those who aren’t aware of this magical vegetable, let us tell you that this cool vegetable is linked with many medicinal properties since traditional times. Ayurveda considers drinking Ash Gourd Juice regularly on an empty stomach as a perfect remedy for many ailments. It has immense cooling and high-water content making it suitable to get relief from hot and humid temperatures. No wonder why it is highly consumed during this season.

The best part is- you can make many delicious sweet and savoury recipes out of this amazing vegetable other than petha. This is one of the vegetable which is often ignored but trust us, once you start incorporating Ash Gourd in your daily diet through the amazing recipes that we are going to share in this blog, bet there’s no stopping back!

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into our blog and find out what can be made from ash gourd!

1. Ash Gourd Juice

What is Ash Gourd Juice-2

Staying off with everyone’s favourite- Ash Gourd Juice. If you love a cool and refreshing drink with sweet and slightly zesty during these hot and humid temperatures, you must check out this incredibly healthy Juice. It often tastes slightly sweet, with a subtle melon-like flavour. Some people also note a hint of earthiness or a cucumber-like taste. However, the overall taste can vary depending on the ripeness of the ash gourd and the method of preparation.

Ensure to consume it fresh and in the purest form. To elevate the flavours you can add lemon juice, salt or pepper. For the busy days, do give a try to OMJOOS Ash Gourd Juice. It’s 100% natural, pure, and packed with nutrients up to the brim. All you need is to place the order and enjoy it chilled in your own comfort at home or office across Delhi/NCR.

2. Ash Gourd Raita

Ash Gourd Raita

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Raita is the perfect accompaniment that enhances the aroma and experience of the whole meal. They uphold the tendency to turn any ordinary or boring dish into a delightful experience. And, when it’s made with Ash Gourd, this is something that you won’t get enough of.

Ash Gourd Raita is a popular side dish popular enjoyed with rice or roti majorly in South India. It is ideally made of Ash Gourd, Yoghurt, Fresh coconut, and a hint of some spices. It is filling, cooling, soothing, and incredibly healthy of course. Great ways to make the fussy eaters of the house enjoy Ash Gourd.

3. Ash Gourd Paratha

Ash Gourd Paratha

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Here comes another interesting recipe from the Indian Kitchen that is unique in its own way. Grated Ash Gourd stuffed paratha is something that tastes heavenly. When combined with any curry or raita, this lip-smacking paratha enhances the experience of the whole meal. It is super easy to make and tastes so good. It is also a perfect lunch box idea for your kids who don’t otherwise eat this vegetable.

Use multi-grain flour and the best cooking oils like Mustard, Olive or Desi Ghee to double up the health benefits and enjoy the many benefits of this humble vegetable. You can have it for breakfast or lunch to give yourself a soul-satiating treat.

4. Ash Gourd Soup

Ash Gourd Soup

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Warm, comforting, and packed with nutrients, ash gourd soup is a must-try for soup enthusiasts. It is a comforting and nutritious dish made by blending cooked ash gourd with onions, garlic, ginger, and coconut milk. The smooth and creamy soup is seasoned with salt and pepper, garnished with fresh coriander leaves, and enjoyed hot.

The recipe is simple, making it a perfect choice for a quick and nutritious meal. It has a perfect balance of flavours in a simple and nourishing bowl. If you are trying to lose weight, this healthy soup is a great addition because it promotes digestion and also keeps you full for longer thus supporting your weight loss goals.

5. Ash Gourd Rice Kheer

Ash Gourd Rice Kheer

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Our list of ash gourd recipes is incomplete without adding this flavourful and sweet combo of petha kaddu and rice. Kheer is something that everybody loves whether kids or adults. The addition of this magical veggie makes it richer and tastier. If you’re bored of eating the usual rice kheer, adding ash gourd will be a perfect ingredient to add a unique twist and taste altogether.

Ash Gourd Rice Kheer or popularly called Petha Kaddu ki Kheer is a creamy, rich, and delightful treat to the taste buds. The luscious kheer looks beautiful and tastes wonderful. It is perfect to add sweetness to birthdays or any other special celebrations. Bet your guests will be asking for more!

Final Thoughts

It is a fact that Ash Gourd is not used widely for vegetables, curries, bread, or sweets. But with the sweet and savoury ash gourd recipes that we have shared above, you can easily sneak ash gourd into your daily diet with a taste that is fingerlicious. We made sure they are easy enough to prepare, need minimal ingredients, and will turn out so good that you and your loved ones will be able to enjoy the delicious recipes at home.

If you try any of these recipes, do let us know which one of them you loved the most by posting in the comments below. We would love to hear your feedback, as always!

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