Ragout of Ridge Gourd or Snake Gourd

Turia Attva Parval Nu Sakh

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    Appears in

    My Bombay Kitchen

    By Niloufer Ichaporia King

    Published 2007

    • About

    I wonder how many people are aware that the loofahs they scrub themselves with are the fibrous skeleton of a really delicious vegetable, the sponge gourd that Parsis know as turia. And I wonder how many people who eat it as a vegetable know that it is the same plant they scrub themselves with. Turia is a Parsi favorite. Thanks to the panAsian markets all over the United States, sponge gourd is easy to find. The scientific name for turia is Luffa, and it comes in