They are a good source of vitamins and minerals. They contain vitamin A, vitamin C and carbohydrates as well. Helps in improving digestion, treats constipation, reduces flu, controls blood sugar and cholestrol.
It is a creeper plant with heart-shaped leaves and is grown on a trellis.It is a vital summer vegetable in Nepal packed with vitamins and minerals. They are green with white or no stripes. Size can vary from small and round to thick and long — 2 to 6 inches (5 to 15 cm). It thrives well under a hot to moderately warm and humid climate.