Organic Papaya from OrganicSiri®
They are a popular fruit because of their sweet taste, brilliant color and wide range of health benefits. Their nutritional profile is amazing as it is loaded with most essential minerals and micronutrients important for the body. Boppayi can be consumed in a number of ways, fresh as a fruit or as popular sweet dish – halwa.
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They are rich in a number of nutrients. They contain high levels of antioxidants vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E and may help reduce the risk of heart disease, improving skin and hair health. They also contain high fiber content which is believed to lower cholesterol levels.
How to use Papaya
Papitha is a fruit that is both soft and adaptable. This implies it can be used in a variety of recipes. It can be used make a tropical fruit salad with fresh papaya, pineapple and mango. Merge papaya into a glass of lemonade, iced tea, or water for a burst of fresh fruity flavor. It can also be used to make a fresh salsa with papaya, mango, chilies and pepper. Desserts such as shakes, smoothies and halwa frequently feature sweet and ripe papayas.
They grow best in well drained, rich soils with a uniform texture. Foot rot disease can be fatal in stagnant water and in soils with poor drainage. Seeds are sown in seed bag and transplanted to the main field when ready. Papitha 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.
Fruit that has turned slightly yellow should be kept at room temperature for a few days to ripen. To get the most flavor out of ripe fruit, store it in the refrigerator and eat it within two or three days. Cut pieces of the ripe fruit can also be stored in an air tight container in the refrigerator for a day or two.
They are planted during monsoon, early winter and early summer. It is not planted during winter as the cold temperature can cause damage or injury to the crop.
How to buy Organic Papaya
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