काँक्रो in English is called as “Cucumber“. Kakro or काँक्रो is the Nepali word for cucumber. It is a green or brown cylindrical shape vegetable grown in almost every parts of Nepal. It plant body is climber and needs support to climb. It is mainly used as “Salad” and “Vegetable” in Nepalese kitchens.

काँक्रो (kakro) in English = Cucumber

kakro in english

It contains about 96% of water along with fiber, vitamin B, K & C, Copper and Potassium. Due to its higher water content, it is good vegetable for digestive system, lowering cholesterol and are often consumed for reducing body weight.

kakro plant
Kakro Plant