Organic Seetaphal from OrganicSiri®
Custard apple gets its name from its rich creamy texture. It is eaten with a spoon, served chilled like custard. It has a sweet taste similar to other tropical fruits. It has a rich nutritional profile and is loaded with essential minerals and vitamins important to the body. This fruit can be used to prepare many kinds of dessert.
Also known as
Sitaphal, Seetafal, Custard apple
This fruit is rich in antioxidants. It is a rich source of vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium and sodium.
How to use Seetaphal
The flesh is scraped out of the skin to consume the fruit and the black seeds are removed and thrown because they are inedible. This fruit can be eaten by itself, it is best served chilled. Custard apple may be used to make a variety of healthy sweets because of its sweet flavor. Some tasty and popular desserts are kheer, kalakand, milkshake, basundi, rabdi, pudding and ice cream.
They grow best in well drained, rich soils with a uniform texture. Stagnation of water especially duration monsoon should be taken care of as it can be fatal in stagnant water and in soils with poor drainage. Sitaphal 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 is slightly raw can be kept at room temperature for a few days to ripen. High content of sugar aggravates mold growth in the fruit. Once ripened, this fruit will not stay fresh for long at room temperature, especially not in a warm room. It can be placed in the refrigerator for cool storage, where it will keep for up to three days. Cut or open fruit can also be store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for a day or two.
This crop grows well in hot and dry climate. Planting is usually done during the rainy season. The plant flowers from April to May and bears fruit between August and November.
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