Organic Water Melon from OrganicSiri®
Tarbooj is packed with water and nutrients, contains very few calories and is exceptionally refreshing. It is a good source of vitamins and contains decent amounts of potassium. It is a sweet and juicy fruit that may be used in a variety of ways in the kitchen, one unique way is to grill it.
Also known as
Puchakaya, Tarbooj, Tarbooz
It is specially known for having a high beta-carotene concentration. Vitamins A and C, as well as antioxidants, have helped this fruit develop a reputation as an anti-inflammatory food. It may boost the number of anti-inflammatory antioxidants in the body. Lower blood pressure, increased insulin sensitivity and reduced muscle stiffness are among possible health benefits of this luscious melon.
How to use Water Melon
Puchakaya are commonly consumed fresh, but they can also be frozen, juiced, or blended into smoothies. Refreshing lollies can be made with this melon that will provide a burst of coolness along with a pleasant taste. They can be added to lemonade to give it an interesting flavor. A number of salads can be made using these fruits and they also taste good when grilled.
This crop requires sandy loam soil that drains easily with good amount of organic content. 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 at all stages. Tarbooz 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.
Whole melon should be left at room temperature until ripe. A ripe fruit can be stored in the refrigerator for two weeks and sometimes as long as three. 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 prevent the watermelon from absorbing the flavors of other foods and will keep its flesh moist. Cut pieces of the ripe fruit can also be store air tight container in the refrigerator for a day or two.
Being a warm season crop, it can be cultivated almost any time of the year except winters, early summer being the peak season.
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