Durian is a Southeast Asian fruit that’s most popular in Thailand.
Durian is widely known in southeast Asia as the “king of fruits”
The best Asian durians are said to be found in Thailand.
The spiky fruits have a hard,
brownish-green peel and vary in size from a large cantaloupe to a large human head,
weighing three to six pounds.
Many durian trees are large and can grow anywhere from 20 – 50 meters in height.
The fruit itself looks like small golden pillows,
and it has the sweet custardy taste to them.
Durian is a strange combination of savory, sweet, and creamy all at once.
A bite of durian is a creamy explosion of incongruent flavors that lights up taste receptors all over the tongue.
Thai people also use the fruit, sticky rice and coconut cream in making a popular dessert.
For example, durian can be eaten fresh, in durian ice-cream or with sticky rice.
Also durian can be found inside cakes, mooncakes, sweets and so on
thai durian sticky rice
In Thailand, durian with sticky rice is a popular dessert
The Thais enjoy eating durian not only because the fruit is delicious,
but also because they widely believe that it is highly nutritious.
Monthong and kanyao varieties are two of the top favorites and generally milder than others such as chani.
Now we have many type of durian’s packaging for export
Nutrient and Health Benefits of fresh Durian
antioxidant vitamin-C (about 33% of RDA).
Consumption of foods durian rich in vitamin-C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful free radicals.
It is an excellent source of health benefiting B-complex groups of vitamins; a rare feature for fruits, such as niacin,
riboflavin, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) and thiamin (vitamin B-1).
These vitamins are essential for the body as it requires them from external sources to replenish.
• Great Appetite Suppressor
• Reverses Aging
• Immunity Booster
• Promotes Healthy Blood Pressure
• Carbohydrate Metabolizer
• Encourages Healthy Fertility
• Keeps You Regular
• Alleviate Anemia
• Enhances Energy
• Regulates Sleep Cycle
Cooking Idea for durian
• Durian with sticky rice
• Durian Jam
• Chips Fried Durian