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Green Raisins

Also Known As : Sundekhani, Kishmish green, Gerdak raisins
Technical Name : Vitis vinifera


Taste Profile

They are sweet, tangy and fruity in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Green raisins are used in preparations like jellies, jams and cakes.
  2. These can also be used in Indian dishes and curries to add sweetness.

Common names and forms

  1. Green Raisin
  2. Green Seedless Raisins


Green Raisins are dry fruit, obtained from dried grapes. They are green, seedless and sun dried.

Health benefits

  • Raisins are rich in iron, thus they prevent iron deficiency, anemia, and help in making red blood cells.(1) 
  • They provide fibre which helps in digestion.(1)
  • They have good calcium content  which is required for bones and helps to prevent osteoporosis.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose soft raisins over dry ones. In case of packed raisins, check the expiry and manufacturing dates.


Overconsumption of green raisins can lead to weight gain and rise in sugar level in the body.(2)

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