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Sultana

Hindi Name: Munnaka Native to Turkish origin, Sultanas are large white grapes to rich golden-brown colour. Sultanas are often confused for raisins and currants, as all are dried forms of grapes. What differentiates Sultana from the other two varieties is its tenderness and sweetness. They are golden in …

Pear

Hindi Name: Nashpati Belonging to the member of rose family, pear is a fruit that is juicy and can have a mildly acidic to sweet taste. It typically has a rounded body that tapers into a neck. Pears are available in different forms: fresh, dried, canned or in …

Olives

Hindi Name: Zaitun They are the fruits of the olive tree that have been cultivated for more than 5000 years in the Mediterranean. Its oldest cultivation is found to be in what is now Jordan. Olives are cultivated in autumn and winter for olive oil, fine wood, olive …

Orange

Hindi Name: Santra Orange is a citrus fruit that can be sweet or bitter. Brazil is the world’s largest producer of oranges. It is believed to have originated in Southeast Asia. It is a winter fruit that is available mostly in colder climate but now it can be …

Orange Rind

Hindi Name: Santre ka chilka Orange rind also called orange zest is the colored outer skin peeled from the fruit orange. Once it is peeled, it releases instant aroma around the surroundings. It is due to the essential oils that are in the zest. Orange rind shouldn’t be …

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 …