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Horn Melon: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits

Horn Melon: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits

Horned melon or Kiwano is a fruit native to central and south Africa. Offlate it is also being cultivated in countries like New Zealand and Australia. The interior flesh of the fruit is jelly-like and can be used for preparing salads, purees, and juices. It tastes just like a cucumber or zucchini. This rare fruit has many health benefits such as:

The green jelly-like flesh can be scooped out of the spiny fruit shell and consumed with a little sugar. The pulp can also be used as a vinegar substitue in many dishes. Unfortunately, this fruit is not available in India. But if you find one, don’t forget to grab it.