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Apple - Stone / Bael

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Country of Origin: Bangladesh 🇧🇩
Class / Cat: 
1 (Premium Quality)
Average Weight: 755 Grams

Introduction

The bael fruit is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It's slightlly pear-shaped with a thick, hard rind and does not split upon ripening. The woody shell is smooth and green, gray until it is fully ripe when it turns yellow. Inside are 8 to 15 or 20 sections filled with aromatic orange pulp.

Regions

The fruit is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia and is present in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal as a naturalized species.

Flavours & Texture

Bael tastes similar to Passion fruit.

Preparation

The shell is so hard it must be cracked with a hammer or machete.

Nutritional Value

  • Edible portion - 64%
  • Moisture - 61.5 gm
  • Protein -  1.8 gm
  • Fat - 0.3 
  • Mineral - 1.7 gm
  • Fibre -  2.9 gm.
  • Carbohydrate - 31.8 gm.
  • Energy - 137 K.cal
  • Calcium - 85 mg.
  • Phospherous -  50 mg
  • Vitamins C - 8 mg.
  • Potassium -  600 mg.
  • Vitamin-B - Rich in B1 and B2
  • Sodium - Nil