Also known as:
Khira, Tondekayi, Dondakaaya, Tindora/Tondli, Ivy gourd, Kovakka

Gherkin is a variety of cucumber but much smaller in size. It is also pickled and preserved in vinegar.

Commonly used in:
It is used to prepare side dish, curries and other savouries.

Health Benefits:
Good source of Vitamins, Carbohydrates and has high Sodium content.