Season: Jan – March/ December | Flavor: Sweet when ripened, else sour
The riper it is, more palatable it is. It is used in desserts, to make jam, blended into juices, sorbets, ice creams etc.
Benefits : High source of dietary fiber, vitamins A & C and chemical compounds such as citric acids, phytochemicals such as Thiamin, Folic acid, Riboflavin, Niacin. Also rich in Copper, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Selenium, Zinc and Magnesium.