Apart from being known for its natural beauty, Asian countries are also known for their wealth of produce including fruits. Don’t miss the season. Fruit season in Southeast Asia on average during the rainy season between September and April. Although each fruit may have a different season, the average exotic fruits bear heavy fruit in December until February. So check the schedule, don’t miss it. Following are the typical fruits of the most popular Asian countries in the survey version of Peaksarena.com
- Durian (King Of Fruit)
This fruit, which is identical to the scent of the sweet smell, is found in Sumatra and Kalimantan. But this fruit was later developed in other Southeast Asian countries, such as the Philippines and Thailand. Along with the times, durian is processed into various variants such as durian pancakes, durian dodol, ice cream to durian flavored sweets.
The fruit that was originally found in Borneo and Sundanese land has a characteristic sweet and fresh sour taste. Besides the freshness and delicacy of the taste, there are many positive ingredients in the mangosteen fruit. Among others, rich in vitamins and antioxidants that are good for the body. Not only the fruit flesh, the skin of the mangosteen can also be used as a medicine for various diseases.
This fruit is widely found in Java, North Sumatra and Bali with their respective characteristics. In Java, salak fruit is known for its various variants, namely Salak Condet and Salak Pondoh. Unlike the condet salak, Pondoh Salak has a characteristic sweet fruit flesh, crisp and not as smooth. This plant is also widely cultivated in Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines.
4. Kweni Mango
This Kweni Mango has a distinctive fragrance, and is a differentiator from other mango variants. This type of mango has fibrous meat, so it is suitable to be processed into drinks such as juice. In addition to being processed into fresh drinks, kweni mango is also suitable to be used as salad, candied or pickled. In addition to Indonesia, this plant is also cultivated in the Malay Peninsula and the Philippines.
In accordance with the skin of the fruit overgrown with rambutan, this fruit is known as rambutan. Similar to other local fruit varieties, rambutan is also widely exported to various countries such as Thailand and Malaysia. Rambutan has various variants such as Rambutan Rapiah, Binai, Nona, Sibongkok, and many more. This fruit originating from Sumatra and Kalimantan contains iron, potassium, and vitamin C, is refreshing and healthy at the same time.
6. Bali Oranges
It has a much larger size than other oranges, Bali Oranges also have a distinctive sweet, limp, sour and tasteless taste. Even so, Bali Orange still provides a refreshing taste. In fact, Bali Oranges are widely bred on Java. This fruit has the same vitamin C content as other citrus fruits. How to eat it can also be directly or made other preparations such as salads, salad and others.
In Asia, the main producing countries of Duku are Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia. Duku is a seasonal fruit which is harvested only once a year. The fruit, known as the South Sumatra regional identity, has a sweet taste, although some taste slightly sour. Duku seeds that taste bitter are useful for treating intestinal worms and also for fever medications. While the bark can be a medicine for dysentery and malaria.
- Kecapi (Sandoricum Koetjape)
The taste of the harp fruit originating from the Malay peninsula consists of sweet and sour. Interestingly, the skin of a harp fruit can also be eaten either fresh or cooked first. Not only can the fruit be utilized, the wood from the harp tree has good quality for home construction materials, tool or craft materials because it is easy to work on and easily polished.
Cempedak is a typical Southeast Asian fruit. In Indonesia, this fruit is commonly found in West Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi and Maluku. The aroma is very strong and piercing so often equated with durian. It has a characteristic texture of thin, soft, fibrous and sweet taste. Besides being eaten directly, usually cempedak can be processed by frying it with flour like fried bananas.
This fruit comes from China which then spread to Japan and bred there. The fruit which has a characteristic orange color then spread to other parts of Asia. Persimmon can be eaten directly in a fresh state after being smeared and soaked in lime water to remove the feeling of lacing and sap.