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Gherkin


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

Description:
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.