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Is bitter melon vegan?

Bitter melon is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is bitter melon?

Bitter melon, also known as bitter gourd, is a unique and flavorful ingredient commonly used in Asian and Indian cuisine. This oblong-shaped fruit has a distinctive, bumpy exterior and a bitter taste that intensifies as it ripens. Despite its bitterness, it is widely prized for its health benefits and is believed to aid in digestion, regulate blood sugar levels, and boost immunity. Bitter melon can be prepared in a variety of ways, including stir-frying, sautéing, or stewing, and is often paired with other strong flavors such as garlic, ginger, or soy sauce.

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