Grapes (अंगूर) Recipes

A grape is a type of berry of woody vines that grows in clusters; they can be eaten raw or used to make wine, jam, raisins, vinegar, etc. Grapes are very low in calories. They are also good source of vitamins A, C, K and Carotenes. Grapes contain phyto-chemicals that have been found to have an anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, as well as anti-cancer property.

Nutrition

  • Contains 17% of the daily value of vitamin K, and 33% in manganese
  • Rich in micronutrient minerals like copper
  • low GI value of grapes is a good indicator of this fruit's blood sugar benefits
  • A powerhouse of antioxidants

Health Benefits

  • lower the risk of excessive and unwanted inflammation
  • help to avoid dangerous combination of chronic oxidative stress and chronic inflammation.
  • Provide  anti-aging benefits
  • helps in increasing blood flow to the brain

Purchase Guide

  • Fully ripened grapes are plump and free from wrinkles. They should be intact, firmly attached to a healthy looking stem, and not leaking juice. The area around the attachment should have the same color as the rest of the grape.
  • One way to help predict the sweetness of grapes is by their color: green grapes are medium sweet, red grapes are very sweet, and blue-black grapes are the least sweet. Green grapes should have a slight yellowish hue, red grapes should be mostly red, while purple and blue-black grapes should be deep and rich in color.

Storage

Since grapes tend to spoil and ferment at room temperature, they should always be stored in the refrigerator. Loosely wrap unwashed grapes in a paper towel and place them in an airtight container or plastic bag. This way, they'll keep fresh in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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