Turai is a dark green, ridged, and tapering pretty vegetable with white spongy flesh containing numerous soft seeds.
"Ridge gourd is very rich in fibers, minerals, and vitamins and low in fat and calories which helps in weight loss. Consumption of its juice acts as a natural remedy in the treatment of jaundice. It also helps to treat Anemia, prevent cancer, increase he vision of Eyes. Ref- Health benefits of ridge gourd Star Health Desk (the daily star)"