Parwal (Pointed gourd) is
widely available throughout 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
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.