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Papaya

Hindi Name: Papita It is a tropical fruit that has a sweet taste, soft texture and are pear shaped. It is native to southern Mexico and Central America. The black seeds of papaya are actually edible and have a peppery taste. Young papaya contains papain and hence has …

Revealed: 8 Foods that Really Make Your Skin Glow

1. Lemon Lemon is packed with vitamin C, vitamin B and phosphorous. The natural acids of lemon gently remove dead skin cells and lighten age spots. It helps clean the pores without stripping the skin of its natural oil, making it an amazing food to make your skin …

Water Chestnut

Hindi Name: Singhara It is not a nut but a floating aquatic plant that grows in marshes. It is commonly used in Chinese cooking. It is a seasonal fruit that is available only after the monsoon until the start of winter. Devil’s pod, buffalo nut, water caltrop are …

Strawberry

Widely appreciated for its distinctive aroma, fiery red color and juicy taste, strawberry is everybody’s favorite fruit. They are red, juicy and have a conical shape. Strawberry’s belong to the rose family and are essentially grown for the fruit. Strawberries come in various shapes, sizes and colors; some …

Tomato

Hindi Name: Tamatar Though botanically a fruit, Tomato is often regarded as a vegetable. Having originated from Mexico, this fruit belongs to the nightshade family. The English name Tomato is originated from a Spanish name Tomate. Tomatoes are a versatile fruit and greatly used in diverse meal courses …

Watermelon

Hindi Name: Tarbooz Belonging to the same family as cucumber, pumpkin and gourd, watermelon is actually a vegetable! It is, however, consumed as a fruit for it juicy flesh. Watermelon holds almost 92% water content and is considered an ideal health food. The red or pink flesh is …

Mango

Hindi Name: Aam One of the most popular fruits, Mango is known to be the ‘King of Fruits’ because of its rich and aromatic flavor. It is the national fruit of India and also of Pakistan. In India, the green leaves are used ritually as floral decorations. The …

Kiwi

Kiwi fruit or kiwi berry is an edible berry that has a soft texture and a sweet flesh. The fibrous greenish-brown outer portion shields the bright green flesh. The center of the fruit has black tiny edible seeds. Kiwi fruit is now a commercial crop in countries like …

Cranberry

Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs. The fruit is a berry which is larger than the leaves of the plant. The fruits are initially white, but they turn deep red when fully ripe. It has a somewhat acidic taste that adds to its sweetness. Usage Most …