Parvol is a popular vegetable in India. It is known there as a green potato and it resembles a small cucumber or squash. It is very versatile since it may be cooked in different ways such as boiled for soups, curried or fried. Parvol is a good source of carbohydrates, vitamin A and C. Parvol soup is a popular preparation for the ill in India given its richness in nutrients.
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