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Product Description

Product IDV076
Thai NameFAK - KHIAO (ฟักเขียว)
Common nameWAX GOURD
Scientific NameBENINCASE HISPIDA
Season availabilityAround year
ShapeWax gourd features big oval with thick, hard shell. With small bristles. Cover the entire ball. Color of the hatch shell with green areas.
Nutrition remarkGood source of Gourd 100 g Energy 11 kcal contains 1.70 g fiber, 0.4 g carbohydrates, 2.4 grams protein, 8 mg calcium 1 mg iron, phosphorus 0.3 g, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 0.01 mg 0.02 mg 0.3 mg niacin, vitamin C 26 mg.
Preparation and eatingWAX GOURD; FAK KHIAO,BENINCASE HISPIDA.ALSO CALLED WHITE GOURD OR CHINESE PRESERVING MELON.IS OBLONG AND LIGHT GREEN TO WHITE. THE ENDS ARE ROUNDED AND THE FLESH IS SOLID AND WHITE.