· They are used to flavor drinks, confectionery, icing, cakes and ice-cream.
· Cool down with a refreshing and fruity tropical orange and passion fruit soda or Start off the morning with something healthy and easy to prepare -- a tropical fruit salad with a side of passion fruit, honey and curd.
· The passion fruit adds a tantalizing tropical tang to an otherwise humble dessert. Passion fruit cakes, puddings, soufflé , shortbread cookies are easy to make and economical.
How to store passion fruit, maracuja, krishna kamal fruit
To store passion fruit, wash and dry them gently and place them in bags. They should last 2 to 3 weeks at 50° F. The fruit is sweetest when slightly shrivelled. Both the fruit and the juice freeze well.
Health benefits of passion fruit, maracuja, krishna kamal fruit
· Passion fruit is known for its various health benefits due to its rich constituents of Vitamin C, A, iron, and potassium.
· Their seeds are edible and are an excellent source of fiber
· The juice but mainly the leaves of passion fruit contain the alkaloids, including Harman, which has blood pressure lowering, sedative and antispasmodic action