Dragon fruits are oval to oblong in shape and size, with pink peel and green scale-like leaves. It is named after its resemblance to dragon scales. White flesh is dotted with black, tiny edible seeds. It has juicy and spongy flesh with sweet flavour and a hint of sourness.
Dragon fruits are rich in number of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Hence, these are considered as superfoods.
They detoxify the body and boosts immunity. Prevents anaemia, cancer, etc. Essential for hair care, skin care, eye care.
Necessary for pregnant women as it prevents birth defects, aids in the bone development of fetus ensuring a healthy pregnancy.
Did you know? This fruit is very good for people who suffer from arthritis. So, it is called as an anti-arthritis fruit.
Using a sharp knife, cut it in half lengthwise.
Scoop out the fruit with a spoon, or cut it into cubes by cutting vertical and horizontal lines into the pulp without cutting into the peel. Push on the back of the skin to expose the cubes and remove them with a spoon or your fingers. To enjoy, add it to salads, smoothies and yogurt, or simply snack on it by itself.
Once they are cut, they only last for a couple of days. Place them in an air tight container and refrigerate.
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