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Famous Fruits Of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand

The snow-clad mountains, the lush green valleys, the freshness in the air, tranquillity in the environment, these are few things that describe Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand  at its best. And, there you go missing a big surprise that dev bhoomi uttarakhand has got for its loyal travellers. you would be wonder-struck to see the fruity trees out there laden with all kinds of juicy colourful delectable fruits that would actually set your mouth watering. To get detailed information on the famous fruits of dev bhoomi  Uttarakhand,

Strawberry

Fruits are attractive with distinct pleasant aroma and flavour, consumed as dessert and also have a special demand by the fruit processing units for the preparation of jams, ice cream, syrups, etc. Uttarakhand is blessed with the perfect climate for strawberry plantation. This fruit is cultivated in the state for commercial purpose. In Nainital district, Ramgarh is known for its strawberry cultivation as well as known for the orchid hub. Chajji district too have caught up with this delicious berry cultivation. Being short duration crop it is ideally suitable to the farmers for additional income. It is one of the important fruit in the world.

Plum

In Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand generally victoria and green variety of plums are cultivated between the months of May and September. The fruit is a big berry with juicy pulp and a hard seed in center. Plums are fleshy and delicious. This sour-sweet fruit is used for making jams and jellies. It is delicious even when raw. Plums are also eaten as dry fruit. This red berry has delicious juicy pulp and a hard seed at the centre. It is quite a common view in road-side fruit stalls of the hill-stations here. A placed named Mukteshwar in Nainital is famous for its plum orchids. Uttarakhand having agriculture as the main part of economy is amongst the largest producers of seasonal fruits, one of such season fruit is plum. Plum is a tomato sized fruit which is sweet as well as sours in taste with mouth-watering aroma.

Hisalu

These golden-yellow Himalayan raspberries actually belong to the rose family. They are found in the wilds of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. They are deliciously sour, it tastes amazingly sweet! It ripens during March-April, available mostly in and around Nainital, Bhimtal, Almora and can be purchased from the fruit-sellers by the road-side stalls.

Timla

Also known as Roxburgh fig tree, timla is found in Asian forests. Its fruit is sweet and brownish or purplish in colour. Timla can be used to maintain blood pressure in people living with hypertension. It can also be used to treat constipation, as it acts as a laxative and helps regulate the digestive system. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, too.

Kafal

This fruit is found in the sub-tropical Himalayas. The fruit is sweet, and locals typically eat it whole – seeds and all. This fruit resembles deep-red raspberries but it has negligible pulp as the most space is taken up by the big round seed inside. It is a tasty treat and popular amongst the hilly people. This extremely sour fruit (even when ripe) is taken with a sprinkle of rock-salt and chili powder.Kafal is a naturally occurring antioxidant. It is widely used in folk medicine to treat ailments such as cough, chronic bronchitis, ulcers, anaemia, fever, diarrhoea, and ear, nose, and throat disorders. 

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