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With fruits, weird is relative. Let’s check our top 10 weirdest fruits in the world
10. Budhha’s hand
Citrus medica var sarcodactylis, or the fingered citron, is an odd-shaped variant of citron whose fruit is split into finger-like segments, similar to those seen on Buddha depictions.
Citron is usually attributed home to the Far East, possibly northeastern India or China, where most citrus fruits are domesticated.
It has a sweet aroma of citrus blossom and no juice or pulp. The mild-tasting pith(skin) is not bitter, so it is possible to peel the fruit or eat it whole
9. Markut Lime
In Southeast Asia cuisine, its fruit and leaves are used in cuisine and they use its essential oil in perfumery. Intense citrus fragrance emerges from its rind and crushed leaves.
Tropical Southeast Asia and southern China.
It can be described as being a combination of lemon, lime and sweet orange.
8. Romanesco broccoli
Romanesco broccoli is the species Brassica oleracea’s green flower bud. It is chartreuse in colour, first recorded in Italy. Romanesco has a remarkable look as its shape is a natural impersonation of a fractal art.
Similar to cauliflower, but with a slightly nuttier, earthier flavor.
The fruit is sometimes known as hala fruit it looks like a pineapple on steroids on a tree.
Malesia, eastern Australia, and the Pacific Islands
It has a sweet pineapplish banana taste when ripe,it produces a foul odor as it ferments, earning it the local nickname “stink nut.”
Mangosteen is a Southeast Asian origin plant. Highly appreciated for its juicy, soft texture, mildly sweet and sour taste, the mangosteen has been cultivated in Malaysia, India, Borneo, Sumatra, Mainland Southeast Asia, and the Philippines since ancient times
Southeast Asia, southwest India and other tropical areas
Its sweetish sour and tangy, juicy, somewhat fibrous.
Owing to reddish-brown scaly skin, also known as snake fruit. They’re about the tender fig’s size and shape. The pulp can be eaten. By pinching the peel, the fruit can be sliced, which should remove the skin to slough off so that it can be removed.
The taste is usually sweet and sour, with a strong bitter flavor, but its apple-like texture can differ from very dry and crisp like guava.
4. Horned Melon
Its fruit has horn-like spines, hence the name “horned melon”. Ripe fruit has orange skin and lime green, jelly-like flesh
The flavor of the oozy green interior is a hybrid between cucumber, zucchini, and kiwifruit (though as it ripens, it tastes more like a banana).
3. Yellow dragon fruit
The fruit is of several unique cactus species native to the Americas.
Pitaya generally relates to Stenocereus genus fruit, whereas pitahaya or dragon fruit relates to Hylocereus genus fruit, both in the Cactaceae family.
Dragonfruit has little taste. In terms of flavor, the best way I can illustrate it is kind of like kiwi.
Not usually very sweet (such as a kiwi). Tend to be more flavorless it has a consistency similar to apple with kiwi seeds inside it.
Cupuaçu, also spelled cupuassu, cupuazú, cupu assu, and copoasu, is a tropical rainforest tree related to cacao.
Common throughout the Amazon basin, it is cultivated in the jungles of Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru and in the north of Brazil and is truel one of the weirdest fruits ever seen.
It has a unique aroma which is said to be a blend of chocolate and pineapple. Its taste, however, is more like pear with a bit of banana.
1. Star fruit
The fruit has distinctive ridges running down its sides (usually five but can occasionally vary); when cut in cross-section, it resembles a star, hence its name. The entire fruit is edible and is usually eaten out of hand. They may also be used in cooking and can be made into relishes, preserves, and juice drinks.
The taste is difficult to match, but it has been compared to a mix of pineapple, apple, guava, grape, and citrus family fruits.
Unripe star fruits are firmer and extremely sour but when eaten with sprinkled salt it tastes like magic.
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