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Also Known As : Seb, Safarjan, Safarchand, Applepazham, Sema regu
Technical Name : Malus domestica


Taste Profile

Apples are pleasantly crisp, sweet and juicy in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Apples It can be kept for two to three days at room temperature, while if refrigerated, it can last for two to three weeks.
  2. Apples are generally eaten raw, but when baked it tastes extremely dulcet, thus it is used as fillings in tarts, one such recipe is the apple pie. It is also used in cakes and custards, salads, and fruit punch, etc.
  3. Some recipes that can be prepared are apple popcorn balls, apple granita, apple boozy granita, apple salmon crostini, applesauce, etc.

Common names and forms

  1. Apple Chopped
  2. Apple Fibre
  3. Apple Pieces
  4. Apple relish
  5. Chopped apples
  6. Fresh Apples
  7. Himalayan Apples
  8. Natural Apple
  9. Organic Apples
  10. Real Apple


Apple is said to have along drawn association with: the biblical story of Adam and Eve. It was originated in the Middle East some 4000 years ago, between the Caspian Sea and Black Sea. Apples are loaded with nutrients, hence there is an aphorism that states, ‘ An Apple a day keeps the doctor away ‘.  There are various varieties of apple, one is the green apple, that helps in building a strong bone structure, and in maintaining healthy teeth, and maintains a healthy urinary tract. It also provides good vision and is supposedly anti-cancer. Another is the red one, that is a healthy heart, while there is one more that is yellow in colour happens to be good for eyes and the immune system. After coming across these ample varieties of apple, its formation is also is to be taken into consideration, hence it is roundish 5 - 10 cm in diameter and is a fleshy fruit and at the same time is edible. There happens to be a broad classification of apple in terms of cider varieties; that happens to be the unfiltered and the unsweetened one, cooking varieties; that is generally used in the culinary world for cooking, and the dessert varieties; that is basically eaten raw. There are also other varieties of apples, theses are;  Akane, Almata, Ambrosia, Arkansas Black, Aurora, Autumn Glory, Black Twig, Braeburn, Cameo, Cortland, Crispen, Criterion, Early Gold, Elstar, Empire, Enterprise, Fuji, Gala, Ginger Gold, Gold Russet, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gravenstein, Hunt Russet, Ida Red, Jersey Mac, Jonagold, Jonalicious, Jonamac, Jonathan, Kanzi, Keepsake, Lady Alice, Lodi, Macoun, McIntosh, Melrose, Mutsu, Newton, Northern Spy, Pacific Rose, Paula Red, Pink Lady, Pippin, Red Cort, Red Delicious, Rome, Sonya, Spartan, Sundance, Sunrise, Sweet Tango, Winesap, and Yates. Apples are harvested in late summers through fall.

Health benefits

  • As apple contains an antioxidant called quercetin, which helps to reduce cellular death, which is caused by the inflammation and oxidation of neurons, therefore it cuts down the chance of dementia, a cognitive disorder generally accompanied by memory loss.(1)
  • As apple is rich in fibre, hence it prevents constipation, thereby constraining overly staining in course of excretion, therefore alleviates Hemorrhoids.(2)
  • Apples happen to be a rich source of pectin, thus it helps in controlling cholesterol that when solidifies causes gallstone. Therefore, they act as a protecting shield against gallstone.(2)

Selection Guide

At the time of purchase always go for the firm, fresh and bright ones. Try to avoid buying ones that have a dark brown spot or bruises.


It might lead to allergy in some people. The symptoms might be swollen throat or lips, itchy mouth or throat, stomach discomfort, etc.(3)

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