Chouchou/Mango Squash

American: Chayote
Tamil: Bangalore kathirikkai

Roughly pear shaped, somewhat flattened and with coarse wrinkles. It has a thin green skin fused with the white flesh, and a single large flattened pip. The flesh has a fairly bland taste, and a texture described as a cross between a potato and a cucumber. Has diuretic, cardiovascular and anti-inflammatory properties


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