Round gourd, also known as Tinda, is a small fruit that is native to India. It is highly valued as a versatile plant, being used as a vegetable, medicinal herb, and animal feed. These apple-sized, round, light green fruits can be eaten cooked, pickled, or candied. The seeds of the round gourd can also be roasted and eaten as a snack.
Although it is only grown in India and neighboring Pakistan, the round gourd is widely enjoyed for its unique flavor and numerous health benefits. Whether enjoyed as a snack or used in cooking, the round gourd is a delicious and nutritious addition to any meal.