Dried Bitter Gourd - Pavakkai Vathal
100% natural without additives
100% plant based
Healthy and low in calories.
Pavakkai Vathal (Bitter Gourd) is an underrated vegetable/fruit that is rich in all essential nutrients needed for a balanced diet.
Eating 94 grams per day provides for a variety of nutritional needs.
Bitter gourd primarily contains 93 percent of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) of vitamin C and 44 percent of the daily vitamin A needs. If that's not enough, the fruit/vegetable also provides 8 percent of the needed fiber, as well as smaller doses of potassium, zinc and iron. In short, indispensable as an addition to your meal!
Pavakkai Vathal (bitter gourd) is widely used as an addition to meals.
Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy value / Calories: 79.42 kJ / 19 kcal
Fat: 0.18 g
Of which saturated: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 4.32 g
Of which sugars: 0 g
Fiber: 2.8 g
Protein: 0.84 g
Salt: < 0.01 g
Sodium: - mg
This product is packaged and/or stored in a company that also processes products containing nuts, peanuts, mustard, celery, gluten, sesame, shellfish, soy, sulphite, fish and molluscs. Despite all precautions, it is possible that this product contains traces of these allergens.
Store in a cool, dark and dry place. After opening, transfer contents to an airtight container.
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Once hot, turn the heat down to medium.
- Add the dried bitter melon and let it swell.
- Place on a plate lined with kitchen paper to drain excess oil.
- Serve it with rice or eat it as a snack.