Karela – Bitter Gourd is a tropical vegetable; which derives its name from its extremely bitter taste, in fact is among the most bitter of all vegetables. It is a popular vegetable in Asian countries, where its health benefits are well-known, particularly, its ability to lower blood glucose in diabetics.The fruit has a distinct warty exterior and an oblong shape. It is hollow in cross-section, with a relatively thin layer of flesh surrounding a central seed cavity filled with large, flat seeds and pith.The fruit is most often eaten green, or as it is beginning to turn yellow. At this stage, the fruit’s flesh is crunchy and watery in texture, similar to cucumber, chayote or green bell pepper, but bitter. Buy Karela – Bitter Gourd 1 kg online.