A sweet with the goodness of vegetable. Petha is made of White Ash Gourd(also known as White Pumpkin) & Sugar Syrup.
- Ash Gourd is loaded with nutrients.In Ayurveda,Ash-Gourd is used as a brain food.
- Ash Gourd is alkaline in nature and has a cooling and neutralizing effect on stomach acids and as such used effectively for treating digestive ailments.
- Ash Gourd is an excellent source of vitamin B1(thiamine),a good source of vitamin B3(niacin),and vitamin C.It is also rich in many minerals like calcium.Its high potassium content makes this a good vegetable for maintaining healthy blood pressure.
- Ash Gourd is also helpful in treating respiratory diseases like asthma, blood related diseases and urinary diseases like kidney stones.
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