Khelra is dried Rajasthani cucumber. It is also called kakdi in Rajasthan. It is very similar to WILD CUCUMIS PUBSESCENS due to longer period of growth. Desi kakdi is used as a fruit as well as vegetable. The taste is quite bland and tangy. Rajasthani public also cut them into slices and sprinkled some salt and chilly on top for taste. Farmer cut them into slices and dries in sun light. Dry kakdi is called khelra. It is used in preparing vegetables. Jain community is the highest consumer of this product in India in rainy season.
Other Name : Rajasthani Cucumber / Kakdi