Pomegranate

Classification : Berry

What is a pomegranate?

The pomegranate is is grown as a fruit crop plant. The fruit is the size of a large orange, and is round. It has leathery skin that ranges from yellow to browns and reds. Inside it is divided into several chambers containing many thin, transparent veins and red juicy pulp each surrounding a long and angled seed. The pomegranate tastes sweet and tart. The seeds of the pomegranate fruit are sweet, juicy and bursting with flavor. Pomegranates are best grown in dry areas. They can be eaten with other food or just on their own. They don’t require cooking or preparation, although you can if you wish.

Varieties of Pomegranates

Wonderful, Sweet, Eversweet, Garnet Sash, Kashmir Blend, Pink Satin, Red Silk

Nutrients in Pomegranates

- Fiber

- Granatin B

- Punicalagin

- Vitamin C

- Calcium

- Potassium

Cooking methods

Pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, juices, smoothies and alcoholic beverages, such as martinis and wine.