June 15, 2012

Mabolo Fruit

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Maybe if the avocado butter I still often hear or know, frequent meals even. And it was while visiting a neighbor's house, I was given a fruit name mabolo. Initially only the description just given. The owner told me about mabolo tree that grows in front of his house.

He told me that this mabolo fruit pieces that are rare. Skin texture like velvet and the color red. And if the sides of the meat soft as butter and sweetened. To seed also difficult, because the fruit does not have seeds, the only path from the root to grow his or transplanted. The more curious as to what makes the fruit.

After being shown around the house to show some his rare trees, I asked "whether there are fruit trees sir?" He replied "Sure, wait a minute here," He then went into the house and came out with a little red fruit and craned me "This is the fruit mabolo" cupping my hands I received it and the red fruit is like velvet, mumble. "This is to me pack?" I asked the father of the owner of the house, "Yes, please bring it on" It's good to me.

Intrigued by the fruit of this one, so I quickly browse the internet to find out about fruit mabolo:

Mabolo fruit or Diospyros blancoi is one type of fruit belonging to the nadir of fruit or rarely fruit or difficult to be found today. Fruit skin has hairs.

Mabolo (Diospyros blancoi A. DC), also known as the Velvet Apple (UK). Is a wild fruit that originally lived in the forests of primary and secondary Philippines, but has now spread in many tropical countries. Mabolo round flattened fruit, with a large approximately 5-12 x 8-10 cm, hairy smooth as velvet. Including the ebony family (tribe Ebenaceae) and are related to the persimmon and ebony. No wonder if in his native country called mabolo fruit or fruit hairy.

Young fruit that turns reddish brown to red light, then a bit dull when ripe. While the fruit flesh whitish, somewhat hard and dense, and dry. The taste is sweet and distinctive smell, almost like the smell of cheese and durian. Seeds 0-10 eggs per fruit, a wedge-shaped, size up to 4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm. Mabolo commonly eaten fruit in a fresh condition when ripe. The pulp can also be sliced ​​and mixed with other fruits to be used as salad.

In addition to sweet, this fruit is also greatly benefit. Every 100 grams of mabolo contains 2.8 grams protein, 0.2 g fat, 11.8 g carbohydrates, 1.8 grams fiber, 46 mg calcium, 18mg phosphorus, 0.6 mg iron, vitamin A 35 SI, vitamin C 18 mg, 0.02 mg thiamine, 0.03 and energy robflavin kJ/100 332 gr. Mabolo fruit also has high fiber content. With such a rich content, then mabolo beneficial to increase endurance, improve the digestive tract, skin smoothing, eye health and prevent constipation.