How it is correct to choose pomegranate?

How it is correct to choose pomegranate?

Pomegranate is east plant. It grows in the countries of the Middle East, the Southern part of Europe. From there grenade are exported to our country. He is called the king of fruit, it is unique on the structure and useful properties.

From antiquity it is widely used in medicine and cosmetology. Pomegranate is tasty, nutritious and nice to the taste. And still it is a fine dietary product. It contains 15 amino acids and important minerals:

  • iodine;
  • potassium;
  • calcium;
  • hardware;
  • silicon.

Many people are attracted by these qualities so successfully collected in one fruit. Fans, as soon as it appears on counters, hurry to get it. However, not all presented goods are qualitative, ripe and tasty.

Upon purchase not to make out an internal part of pomegranate in any way. Therefore for this purpose to make a right choice, it is necessary to distinguish mature and sweet fruits.

How to choose sweet pomegranate?

The "correct" pomegranate - very juicy inside and dry outside. There where its flower, i.e. above, everything has to be rather dried up, without green leaflets. A surface of the ripened fruit slightly wooden to the touch and rough. It is the sign of the fact that it was put in time, and he managed to save up the due level of sugary substances. Ripe fruit it will be obligatory sweet. Well and, of course, if upon purchase the seller suggests to remove test, then do not refuse to yourself this pleasure.

How to choose good pomegranate?

That good fruit means - it is such which can be eaten with pleasure. When choosing pomegranate it is necessary to remember that not at all seasons of the year you will be able to buy it fresh and not stale. It is seasonal delicacy. The period of its maturing falls on November-December. Therefore during a springtime it is better to look narrowly at the Egyptian and Turkish fruits, in the summer - to Greek, and during the winter period the grenades delivered from South America will be the freshest.

Before purchase attentively examine a fruit. Visual assessment is very important. The ripened quality pomegranate will be fitted a glossy peel on which there are no mechanical damages and various spots. Often they demonstrate initial processes of rotting. You should not take also the cracked fruit. Hit of air can cause processes of fermentation and formation of a fungus on a surface of seeds.

How to choose tasty pomegranate?

Tasty - it means juicy and sweet. How to choose sweet it is already clear. How to see that it is juicy? Its weight is considered one of the main indicators of juicy pomegranate. For this purpose, not to be mistaken - choose the weightiest fruits. The kept-up fruit it is much heavier immature, their grains contain bigger amount of juice. Than more pulp in a fruit, that it will be heavier, is more juicy and is more tasty.

How it is correct to choose ripe pomegranate?

The ripened pomegranate has a sound as from blows to metal. Knock with a finger on a fruit and listen to the sound made by it. You hear a "metal" ring – the fruit kept up. Such sounding is born because of existence of a large amount of juice in pomegranate. If the fruit is broken unripe, then instead of a ring the deaf rumble will be heard.

The ripened fruit has to have a dried crust, slightly fitting grains. The peel has to have exclusively red color, we will allow an orange shade. If when pressing a fruit the relief of grain is felt - that is a maturity indicator. You, standing at a tray with pomegranate, you catch a smell? Prick up the ears. The ripe fruit does not exhale aroma and if on a peel spots of a brown shade are visible - it is the evidence of process of rotting.

And one more important hint how to choose mature pomegranate - examine appearance. If its peel ideally smooth, means it obviously hurried to break. You will choose a fruit with a rough and monophonic surface.


Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team