Guava/Amrood

Guava/Amrood

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500 gm


Overview

Amrud or Indian Guava is a common tropical fruit cultivated in warmer regions. It is also known as "sand plum". Its shape is round and oval with a light green or light yellow coloured skin. The major production of Guava takes place in India. 

Indian guava has white coloured flesh and edible seeds. They have a pronounced and strong fragrance, somewhat similar to lemon but less sharp comparatively. The taste of the outer skin might be bitter or sweet.

 

Nutritional Profile

Guava is a great source of vitamin C, fiber, and is also rich in antioxidants.

Every 100 grams of Indian guava gives you:

  • Kilocalories- 68 
  • Total fat- 1 gram
  • Total carbohydrate- 14 grams
  • Dietary fiber- 5.4 grams
  • Sugar – 8.9 grams
  • Protein- 2.6 grams
  • Potassium- 419 grams

 

Health Benefits

  • Guava helps in lowering the blood sugar levels.
  • It promotes your heart health and provides you a long active life. 
  • It is believed that Guava may also help in reducing menstrual cramps and other painful symptoms. 
  • Guava is also helpful in boosting the digestive system. 
  • As it has fewer calories, it can be added to the fat loss diet for speeding up your weight loss. 
  • Guava is also known for its anti-cancer properties. 
  • Eating guavas regularly can be good for boosting immunity. 
  • Since it is rich in antioxidants, Guava is very good for your skin.

 

Recipes

 

1. Guava Jam

Ingredients- 2-3 guavas, sugar, lime juice

Cooking steps- Cut guavas in small pieces and boil them on a medium flame for 30 minutes. Once the guavas are boiled nicely, mash them and heat them on a pan. After the mixture starts boiling, add sugar and lime juice, and cool it. After it has cooled down, serve with bread or chapati. 

 

2. Amrud/ Guava sabzi
Ingredients-
Amrud, 2-3 tsp oil, dry mustard, cumin, asafoetida, green chilies, ginger, turmeric, sugar, salt

 
Cooking steps- In a pan, heat oil, add mustard and cumin seeds. Then add green chilies and Amrud and cook for a while. Later, add turmeric, salt, and red chili powder as per taste. Add water and cook until Amrud gets cooked. Serve hot with chapatis.