Avarakkai is a traditional vegetable. It is recommended to give to mother with new born baby which helps in producing milk.
Avarakkai as a whole is used to make Avarakkai Sambar.
Avarakkai can be also used for making side dish Poriyal. For this, Avarakkai will be cut in pieces like below:
Popular dish where Avarakkai is used:
In main dish, as a main vegetable ingredient in Sambar
In side dish, Avarakkai poriyal