Bitter Gourd, although bitter in it’s natural form, are used to prepare various Indian dishes. Some people even consume the juice made from Bitter gourd for its medicinal value, since it contain rich sources of Protein, Vitamins and Minerals. Bitter Gourd helps in controlling diabetes, treating piles, purifying the blood, curing constipation and improving the immune system of the body.
Fried yellow plantains, called maduros or amarillos, are a staple of Latin American tables. They are like potato chips, but warm, irresistibly chewy, salty, and almost candied. Serve these big “cooking bananas” as a side dish with black beans and rice or roast chicken.