10 Most Strangest Fruits
Nature is really creative itself. If you are bored of bananas, apples, oranges you should really taste these strange vitamin stores below. I don’t know about you but i have never seen or heart any of these weird fruits before. Most of are from tropical places. Check out 10 Most Strangest Fruits around the world. Hope you won’t get hungry because it is really hard to get one of them.
10 – Passion Fruit
Passion Fruit is native to South America. It is also grown in green houses to boost its flavor. It is usually found bright red in color but variations can exist, such as in India you might also get to see them half green and half red and quite bulky in size. Passion Fruits are used in juices to add the extra flavor.
09 – Dragon Fruit (Pitaya)
Dragon fruit is known for its unusual color and laxative properties. These fruits can be found in Central and South America, also some countries in Southeast Asia. Dragon fruits have a bright pink skin and sweet, creamy white flesh full of small black seeds.
08 – Custard Apple
Custard Apple grows in Taiwan, India and Africa and in other tropical forests around the world. It is also known as “bull’s heart,” . The custard apple has long been used for its medicinal properties. The sweet-tasting fruit is not the only useful part of this plant also the leaves can be used to make stains or dyes and the bark and the fruit can be used for healing purposes.
07 – African cucumber (Kiwano)
Kiwano has a lot of names. You can call it horned melon, African horned cucumber, hedged gourd or jelly melon. It’s native to Africa, but also it grows in California, Chile, Australia and New Zealand as well. In California it’s widely-known as Blowfish fruit. It’s edible, but jelly melon is mostly used as decoration food.
06 – Ackee
Ackee is Jamaica’s national fruit. This fruit was imported to Jamaica from West Africa before 1778. Since then it has become a major feature of various Caribbean cuisines. Ackee is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas elsewhere around the world.
05 – Tamarillo
Tamarillo is known as the popular sibling of the regular tomato. Its paler and burnt in color, with distinctively shaped seeds in the middle when you slice it in half. This fruit grows in Ecuador, Peru and Colombia and tastes similar to the Passion fruit. It is also used in making juices and in certain areas of Bolivia it is used for cooking, especially to prepare the sauce. In the industry it is used as a strong preservative because the fruit contains a high amount of pectin.
04 – Mangosteen
These are the ‘queen of Thai fruits’ with their elegant, segmented white–flesh inside a thick large purple peel. They grow in the South and the season lasts just a few months of the year. If you are in Thailand or planning to visit, be sure to enjoy this delicious and luxurious sweet fruit.
03 – Durian (The King of fruits)
“The King of Fruits,” as it is well known in Southeast Asia. Durian is famous for its thorny husk and very large size.
02 – Star fruit (Carambola)
The carambola (starfruit) is native to Southeast Asia. But carambola could grow on any tropic place all over the world. Its name derives from its unusual shape. When it’s sliced it is like five point star. It’s rich in antioxidants and vitamin C and low in sugar, sodium and acid. Sounds like a good diet fruit.
01 – Buddha’s Hand
This strange-shaped fruit is a citron variety whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections. Buddha’s hand grows in Asia, usually on a shrub or on a small tree on the thorny branches. You can use it in a variety of salads and other cooked foods.