Organic Musk Melon from OrganicSiri®
Cantaloupe is a delicious, healthy and easy summer treat that is popular with both children and adults and its high water content helps avoid dehydration. This fruit also contains a variety of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Apart from eating it raw, a number of dishes can be made using it.
Also known as
Cantaloupe, Honey dew, Karbooja, Kharbooj
Water, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals in honey dew can offer a range of health benefits. Being rich in fiber, potassium and choline this melon is believed to support heart health and digestion. It contributes to overall hydration, improving skin and hair health. This fruit is also believed to help in regulating proper bowel movements with a calming and cooling effect on the stomach.
How to use Musk Melon
Kharbooja are consumed fresh, but they can also be used to make a number of dishes. Juices and milkshakes are commonly made using this fruit. They can be used make desserts like ice cream and kheer. They add a great taste to salads. They can be combined with a long list of fruits to make tasty smoothies.
This crop needs to be weed free during all stage of growth as weeds can cause yield loss. While irrigating, wetting of vines or other vegetative parts must be avoided especially during flowering or fruiting. Protection from a number of pests is required. Kharbooj from OrganicSiri are grown in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Whole melon should be left at room temperature until ripe. Before refrigerating, place the melons in a plastic bag to prevent the aroma from flavoring other stored foods. A cut melon can also be stored in the fridge, wrap the cut side in plastic and it should keep in the fridge for not more than three days. The plastic will keep its flesh moist. Cut pieces of the ripe fruit can also be store air tight container in the refrigerator for a few days.
The optimum time for cultivation of this melon is from winter to February. It grows best in hot or dry climatic conditions.
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