Tindora, widely known as Ivy Gourd, is a fruit grown commonly in Southeast Asia. Despite being so small that they are often referred to as ‘berry’, Tindora are similar in taste and texture to a cucumber, with a slightly stronger and sharper aftertaste. Tindora is also a good source of nutrients, vitamins and minerals meaning that regular consumption can help to lower blood sugar levels, prevent fatigue and kidney stones, protect the nervous system and help maintain a healthy metabolism.
Because of its delicious taste, Tindora can be prepared in many ways. It can be eaten raw, and also tastes great in curries, stir fries and even as a main ingredient of chutneys.