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ໝາກໂຕ່ນ Ash gourd long per piece (Barcode 26589463 )

ໝາກໂຕ່ນ Ash gourd long per piece (Barcode 26589463 )

Regular price ₭25,000.00 LAK
Regular price Sale price ₭25,000.00 LAK
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NOTE: This is a natural produce and the actual weight might be more or less but it will be close to 1kg or 0.5kg.

 Ash gourd is a unique vegetable with a crunchy yet juicy texture and a mild, sweet flavor. High in dietary fibers and antioxidants, this vegetable is an excellent choice for a balanced diet. Its high water content and low-calorie count make it ideal for weight loss and healthy eating.

Product Description

Ash gourd, also known as Benincasa hispida, winter melon, wax gourd, white pumpkin, and Chinese watermelon, is a fruit native to parts of Southern Asia. It grows on a vine and matures into a round or oblong melon that's approximately the same size and color as a watermelon. Ash gourd is a low-calorie fruit that's rich in water, fiber, and other beneficial nutrients. It is commonly used in traditional medicine to prevent or treat various ailments and makes for a versatile addition to many dishes.

Nutrition Facts

A 100-gram serving of ash gourd contains the following nutrients:

  • Calories: 17
  • Fat: 0.1 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 4 grams
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Protein: 0.5 grams
  • Vitamin C: 10 milligrams
  • Potassium: 220 milligrams
  • Manganese: 0.2 milligrams
  • Copper: 0.1 milligrams
  • Vitamin B6: 0.1 milligrams
  • Magnesium: 15 milligrams
  • Iron: 0.2 milligrams

History of the Product

Ash gourd is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia, and it has been cultivated for centuries in China, India, and other parts of Asia. It was introduced to the Americas in the 19th century, and it is now grown in many tropical and subtropical regions around the world.

Health Benefits

Ash gourd is a good source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and it has been linked to a number of health benefits, including:

  • Weight loss: Ash gourd is low in calories and fat, and it is high in water and fiber, which can help you feel full and satisfied after eating.
  • Digestion: Ash gourd is a good source of fiber, which is essential for digestive health. Fiber helps to keep your digestive system running smoothly and can help to prevent constipation.
  • Heart health: Ash gourd is a good source of potassium, a mineral that is important for heart health. Potassium helps to regulate blood pressure and can help to protect against heart disease.
  • Kidney health: Ash gourd is a good source of water, which is important for kidney health. Water helps to flush out toxins from the body and can help to prevent kidney stones.
  • Cancer prevention: Ash gourd contains antioxidants that can help to protect cells from damage. Antioxidants have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer.

Cooking Recipe

Ash gourd can be cooked in a variety of ways. It can be boiled, steamed, stir-fried, or roasted. Here is a simple recipe for ash gourd soup:


  • 1 ash gourd, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Heat some oil in a pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook until softened.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another minute.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  5. Cook for a minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Add the ash gourd and water.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the ash gourd is soft.
  8. Stir in the cilantro and serve hot.


Ash gourd is generally considered to be safe for most people to eat. However, it is possible to be allergic to ash gourd. If you experience any allergic reactions after eating ash gourd, such as hives, itching, or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately.

How to Store

Ash gourd can be stored at room temperature for a few days. If you plan to store it for longer than a few days, you can refrigerate it for up to 2 weeks.

Price per kilogram


NOTE: This is a natural produce and the actual weight might be more and less.

Shipping & Returns

Delivery within Vientiane Capital in a radius of 3km we charge 15.000 Kip. To other provinces shipping cost is based on the logistic company rates. If the product is not in a good conditon, please let us know immidiately. We will change it for you.

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