Pomegranate Small - Anar, 1kg
Pomegranates are a berry, that is round, red with a flower-shaped stem. They are believed to be natives of the middle east. The skin of the Anar is thick and there are hundreds of edible seeds within. Each seed is surrounded by a red, juicy, and sweet seed covering known as an aril. The seeds and arils are the edible parts of the fruit. Pomegranates can be used in salads, sprinkled onto yogurt, added to smoothies, juices, cocktails, or mocktails, or even can be eaten fresh from the fruit.
One cup of arils approx 174 grams contains:
- Calories: 144
- Fiber: 7 grams
- Protein: 3 grams
- Sugar: 24grams
- They are also rich in vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and potassium.
- With a high content of iron, pomegranate juice prevents anemia and keeps hemoglobin up.
- It is a natural remedy for diarrhea, dysentery, and other digestion-related issues.
- Studies suggest that Anar taken by pregnant women protects the neonatal brain.
- Pomegranate is best known to prohibit the growth of cancer cells and tumors in the body.
- It also helps in the treatment of arthritis and cures cough or sore throat.
India and Pomegranate (Anar)
Various regional varieties of pomegranate are grown by Indian farmers such as:
- Dholka: white flesh and soft seeds are grown in Gujarat
- Alandi: In Pune with deep pink flesh and hard seeds.
- Paper Sell: soft seeds and pink flesh from South India.
- Bedana and Kandhari: grows in Himachal Pradesh
Whole Anar should be stored out of direct sunlight in a cool place, that may last for a few weeks. If placed in the refrigerator, the fruit will last two months or more.
Other product info
Country of origin: India
Sourced and marketed by: Pure roots