Season: September – December | Flavor: Sweet (sweeter when riper)
It has a caramel Brown skin with honey-flavored juicy Brown flesh
Benefits : Fiber is a key part of good nutrition as it benefits the body in several ways. Sapodilla gives 5.6 grams per 100 grams of dietary fiber, thus making it an excellent laxative.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Sweet and slightly tangy
This fragrant fruit has a rough skin on the outside and juicy, creamy, white flesh inside.
Benefits : Lychee is packed with health benefits such as vitamins B6, C, minerals, and nutrients in the fruit such as Niacin, Riboflavin, Folate, Copper, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Manganese.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sweet and refreshing
They have an ivory shell with a unique shape. The Young coconut is harvested directly from the tree before it has time to age and drop like the more mature white and brown husked coconuts. Inside it is a refreshing juice and a soft jelly-like meat, which has a sweet flavor that is soft enough to be eaten with a spoon.
Benefits : The water in the young coconut is one of the highest sources of electrolytes. Furthermore, the soft meat, or flesh, inside the coconut helps to restore oxidative tissue damage and contains a source of healthy fats, proteins, and various vitamins and minerals.
Season: April – August | Flavor: Sweet & creamy
The King of tropical fruits has a hugely stalked, pendulous skin. Inner pale Yellow flesh is found in a capsule that is split into 3 to 5 segments. Each segment contains l to 5 seeds, each of which is embedded in a sweet, rich and creamy pulp.
Benefits : Durian provides plenty of vitamins like A, B complex, and C and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, manganese, and copper, as well as the amino acid tryptophan. It is high in calories, and dietary fiber, and low in sodium.
Season: All year round | Flavor: Sour/ slightly sweet
Small, oval/ round shaped fruit. The skin’s color varies with hues of dark purple and red. Below the skin is a cottony white peel. The interior seed cavity of Purple passionfruit is filled with edible yellow to green jelly and medium sized black seeds.
Benefits : Includes antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamin A & C, Riboflavin, Niacin, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Fiber, and Protein.
Season: April – June | Flavor: Tangy/sour
Green mangoes aren't ripe, sweet and very yellow but more raw, tangy, sour and have more bite to them. They are usually consumed as it is, with salt, condiments, pickles or in salads.
Benefits : Raw mango contains vitamin A and Vitamin E that enhances one's hormonal system. Eating unripe mangoes with salt prevents the excessive loss of water from the body, and helps to quench thirst. In addition, it also protects one from the negative effects of very high temperature.