Exotic fruits from
around the world

Lifestyle

By Trisha Sengupta
Published September 11, 2020

Hindustan Times

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 They’re softer and sweeter than the regular bananas and filled with an earthier flavor

Red Bananas

This fruit with a lemony fragrance has tendrils that resemble human fingers

Buddha’s Hand

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This fruit has a jelly-like lime green interior covered with a yellowish-orange outer peel

Kiwano

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With a hard outer cover, the flesh of this fruit has a sweet and tangy taste

Mangosteen

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 Sweet and acidic in taste, this fruit is also known as snake fruit for their red-brown coloured flaky skin

Salak

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Despite the name it’s actually not a melon. This sweet fruit, with distinctive purple strips, is often eaten raw or with salad

Pepino Melon

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It has a structure similar to a lychee and belongs from the same family but is more aromatic in taste

Longan

With flesh that resembles the colour and texture of chocolate pudding, this is a delicious fruit which has a green outer covering

Black Sapote

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With looks similar to a corn, this fruit has a scaly exterior with soft flesh. It is consumed only after it ripens properly, which takes about a year, as an unripe one can be toxic

Monstera Deliciosa

This sweet fruit is unusual as it grows directly on the trunk of the tree instead of from branches

Jabuticaba

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