Thorn melon is a vined plant, much like the pumpkin. This particular melon, however, is found most frequently in its place of origin: the Kalahari Desert in Africa.
This unique fruit came across to California, as well as to New Zealand, and hopefully will hit the supermarkets of America fairly soon, though with its bland taste it is unlikely to be well received
HEALTH BENEFITS OF THORN MELON
1 Thorn melon are Good for metabolism
2. Stop premature Aging
3. Good for diabetic patients
4. It is an antioxidant
5. It helps improve eye sight
6. Helps people with arthritis
7. Rich in Vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium as well as iron
USES OF THORN MELON – KAWANA
The green jelly-like flesh is scooped out of the spiny fruit shell and consumed together with a little sugar.
Thorn melon are occasionally sliced and included with exotic fruit salads.
The pulp and seeds of those fruits are combined within a mixer for producing a rejuvenating drink.
This fruit pulp is additionally spooned over sorbets, ice creams and also yoghurts to include a unique taste.
They can be utilized like an alternative to vinegar in salad dressings.
These fruits may also be utilized for decorative purposes utilizing their fascinating appearance.
HOW THORN MELON TASTES
So what does thorn melon taste like? The general opinion is that it tastes like a mix of cucumber, zucchini, kiwifruit and banana. I would say that’s about right but I would like to add cantaloupe into this mix.
I also found that the taste in general is not very sharp or sweet, which is good so it won’t be too much of a shock when you have it for the first time. When it’s very ripe though, the banana flavor will start to take over control. it is great fruit.
SIDE EFFECTS OF THORN MELON
does it cause ulcers and blood pressure. Well this is just controversy and this fruit is purely health.