Parwal is a green vegetable which has an Oval shape. These are small oval vegetables with sharp blunt ends on both sides. There are light green stripes all over their body. In India, Parwal is also known as green potato. On the inner part these have white flesh with seeds. The parwal is major ingredient in parwal sabzi. Parwal sabzi is available in many forms such as stir fry or boil form.
Parwal is a source of copper, iron, phosphorous, sodium, potassium and calcium. It has good fiber content. The fiber content helps to keep away poor digestion problems as well as digestive disorders. Parwal are good in preventing constipation. In terms of Vitamins the parwal are rich in Thiamin and Ribolflavin. In addition they also possess ascorbic acid, which is Vitamin C. It helps fight scurvy.