Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:
Ash gourd has several vitamins and minerals like phosphorus, calcium, riboflavin, iron, thiamine, niacin and vitamin C. Ash gourd contains a lot of moisture and also minute amounts of fats, fibers, carbohydrates, and protein. It is low in calories making it a suitable edible for obese and diabetic people. It has a cooling effect and works as a laxative. Ash gourd is useful in flushing out toxins from the body. It increases urine output and is beneficial in reducing inflammation. On the other hand, black-eyed beans are a rich source of protein, fiber, zinc, iron and vitamin C which is known to aid in the absorption of Iron. Overall the recipe is highly nutritious and can be easily consumed by people who wish to reduce weight and keep their blood sugar levels in check.