angled loofah

Definition

Food

  • The fruit of a climbing vine, Luffa acutangula, which grows to 3 m. It has a dull green skin with 10 longitudinal ridges and is harvested at up to 50 cm. It is slightly bitter and has a similar taste and texture to okra. It is peeled before use and may be steamed, fried or braised.
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