Parwal or Pointed Gourd
is widely available throughout the
India and rest of the South Asia.
Parwal can be is cooked in variety
of ways such as a boiled for soups
and stews, curried or fried. Parwal
is highly regarded as good source
of nutrition and digestibility. Parwal
soup is traditionally prepared for
sick people in Nepal.Parwal is perennial
plant belonging to same group as cucumber
and squash. Currently, most
of the Parwal in the United States
is imported and thus making it a very
expensive vegetable costing as high
as $7.00 a pound.