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Cape Gooseberry

Hindi Name: Rasbhari Round berries, orangish yellow, covered with a brownish ‘paper’ like covering. It is also popularly known as ‘golden berry’. Cape gooseberry is both fruit and a plant and has been cultivated in England since the 18th century. In India, it is known by the name …

Cherry

A small round stoned fruit which grows in bunches. Cherry belongs to the same family of plums, apricots, peaches, etc. It varies from dark red to bright red in color. Mostly eaten raw it is also used in pies and jams. Unlike any other fruit, cherries have a …

Coconut

Hindi Name: Nariyal Almost all parts of the coconut palm are useful. Fruit of the coconut palm can be eaten or used in preparation of sweet, chips and savory dishes. Oil and milk derived from this fruit that are widely used in cooking. Water found enclosed inside the …

Cooking Apples

Unlike the apples eaten raw, there are varieties of apples that are better off on a cooking pan! Larger and tartier in flavour, cooking apples have a firm flesh that doesn’t breakdown while cooking. Though some varieties are specifically grown for cooking purpose, most apples are dual-purposed. Britain …

Currant

A member of the grape family, currant is a dry, dark-red and seedless raisin. Often considered along with gooseberry, currants are commonly used for making food preservatives, liqueurs and syrups. Currants are usually not eaten raw for their tarty taste. Types There are a wide variety of currants …

Custard Apple

Hindi Name: Sharifa/Sitaphall A type of tropical fruit, that is sweet and custard-like in texture. It is green, round and pine like but with a soft outer covering. Heart shaped fruit with a green exterior and white creamy flesh which is a curious combination of sweet flavor and …

Jamun

Known by various names like jambul, jambas etc, this purple berry has a unique taste, color and flavor. For its resemblance, jamun is always misinterpreted as blackberrry. Predominantly sweet, it also plates a acidic flavor which warrants the use of salt while eating it. The most common variety …

Raisins

Hindi Name: Kishmish Raisins are sweet and succulent dried grapes. It is produced by removing water from the grapes entirely and drying them. They come in colors varying from green to dark brown. Coming in the size of small pebbles, raisins have a wrinkled skin with chewy flash. …

Lemon

Hindi Name: Nimbu Lemon is a yellow colored fruit most commonly used for its juice. Usually found in an oval shape, lemons are tarty and acidic. It has 5-6% of citric acid content in it. The lemon is used for its juice, rind and zest in sweet or …

Lemon Rind

Hindi Name: Nimbu ka Chilka Lemon rind is basically the peel of the lemon. The outer yellow part of the rind is used a lot for flavouring of cakes, tarts, salads. It is usually grated to add flavour to the food. The rind is also called the lemon …