Chiku plant grows in alluvial, sandy loam, red laterite, and medium black soil and needs a warm, humid climate for cultivation. It is found all year around.
Chiku is brown, having a soft and spongy skin. This fruit is sweet and juicy in taste, containing 1-2 large black seeds inside it, and the inner part of pulp is yellowish-brown in color.
Chiku is harvested twice in a year once in the spring season and another in the winter season but found in all the supermarkets and fruit shops throughout the year.
1. Chiku Strawberry Shake
Ingredients: 1 cup Strawberries, 1 cup Milk, 5-6 pieces Chiku without seeds, 1 teaspoon sugar, and a pinch of salt as per taste
Cooking Steps: Add strawberries, milk, Chiku, sugar, salt in a jar and blend until it becomes smooth and soft. Then pour it into the glass, and now it is ready to serve it.
2. Chiku Salad
Ingredients: 1 cup chopped Chiku, 1 cup chopped banana, 1 cup chopped apple, 1 cup chopped Mango, salt, black pepper for taste