Winter melon or Ash gourd by Sahyadri Farms has a white flesh and a sweet taste. However when it matures it forms a waxy surface, also being the reason it is known as Wax gourd. Used to prepare the traditional sweet of 'Petha', it has a hard, greenish cover with white pulpy fruit inside. Grown under warm conditions as per requirement, Ash gourd gives an amazing advantage of storing it for long duration.
1) Contains immense calcium, 2) Is blemish free, 3) The skin of the vegetable speaks for freshness