Bitter gourd known in sri lanka Karavila.and may parts of the world they used the name of Bitter melon,this is a vegetable you can use as cooked and fresh. Many Asian counties famous for bitter gourd salad. High herbal value on this,Sri Lankans love to have karavila curry at their rice and curry. Fried bitter gourd sand make as lovely side dish to the meal.
Bitter Gourd juice is also use in Ayurveda as a natural cure which is manage and control diabetes. So the you can use bitter gourd as a powerful alternative treatment for medications.