Unknown Fruits of India

General News | Oct-27-2020

Unknown Fruits of India

Just like a person is not perfect, but unique in a similar way every country does not have each and everything. Such things depend upon numerous factors like that country’s climatic conditions, it’s the distance from the equator, it’s infrastructure and a lot more. In a similar way, our country India has several unique things which other countries do not have; but still, some things remain which are not present in India. So, today we will know about a few unknown or uncommon fruits in India.

Durian: - Famous by the title of the smelliest fruit, this fruit is not known by most of the Indians. It has a sweet taste which can be compared to the taste of custard. Usually, this fruit has a kind of vanilla and caramel flavour but sometimes it even tastes bitter. This fruit's physical appearance can be compared to the physical appearance of jackfruit but the taste is absolutely different.

Banana passion fruit or Taxo: - This uncommon fruit mostly grows in South America. This fruit grows on the suspended vines which appear from the seed. Such a type of fruit has orange like edible pulp with black seeds in it.

Kiwano: - This fruit has horns so it’s also called “horned melon”. It has a bit sweet taste but if it is overripe then it can also taste like a banana. It is a common fruit in Africa. It is rich in antioxidants and it also helps in controlling the blood sugar level.

Toshani Mehra

Delhi Public School, Greater Noida

Class 8