20 Different Types of Dry Fruits

20 Different Types of Dry Fruits

1 Almond

Almond is an edible seed and native to Southwestern Asia. It can be eaten raw, blanched, or roasted. Almonds are used to make marzipan, a sweet paste made in Europe. Almonds have 22%carbohydrates, 4% water, 50% fat, and 21% protein. It’s nutritionally dense food.


2 Cashew

Cashew nuts are rich in zinc, copper, iron, magnesium, and phosphorous. It helps to increase the carrying capacity for HDL and lower LDL. It’s a tropical evergreen tree that produces the cashew apple and cashew seed. Cashew nuts are processed into cashew butter or cashew cheese.


3 Dates

Dates are the fruits of the tree; it is grown in many tropical regions. Wrinkled skin of dates indicates dry dates and smooth skin indicates fresh dates. Dates have a sweet flavor with important nutrients. It has 277 calories, 75 grams of crabs, 7 grams of fiber, and protein of 2 grams.


4 Berries

Berry is a pulpy, small, and nutritionally dense food. It is sour or sweet taste and is used in jams, desserts, and preservatives. They are tropically high in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Antioxidant Polyphones. Berries also improve heart health by lowering LDL cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart attack.


5 Anjeer

Anjeer is a delicious dry fruit which belongs to Mulberry family. It is soft, juicy, and has crunchy seeds inside. It is commonly grown in Asian countries and Middle Eastern countries. It generally grows in rocky, dry, and wild areas. Dried Anjeer has more nutrients than fresh Anjeer.


6 Aam Papad

Aam Papad is a delicious Indian fruit made with mango pulp. Ingredients used are mango pulp, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Mango pulp is taken out of mangoes, and it is blended with sugar and salt. For spicy Aam Papad, Kala namak is added to it.


7 Raisins

Raisins are dried grape produced in many areas of the world. It may be used in baking, cooking, and brewing. It has many nutrients like sugars, dietary fiber, fat, protein and lots of vitamins, minerals, and fluoride. It is globally produced commercially by drying grapes.


8 Walnuts

Walnuts are rich in fiber, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Walnuts are single-seeded, round stone like fruit. It’s a seed of drupaceous or drupe nut. Walnuts are rich in antioxidants, omega-3s, decrease inflammation, healthy gut, and reduces cancer risk. Walnuts have many variations of it.


9 Apricots

Apricots are originally cultivated in China. It has nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, B5, Vitamin C, E, and K; also it is rich in calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, iron, and zinc. Dried apricot is a delicious type of traditional dried fruit largely produced in Turkey. Apricot contains chlorogenic acid, catechins, polyphenols, and provitamins.


10 Peach

Peach is juicy, soft, and fleshy stone fruit produced in a peach tree. Peach is rich in protein, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, sugar, fiber, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium. Peach fruits are dried to get a taste and to make delicious.


11 Prune

Prune is a dried plum fruit. It is rich in nutrients like 31% water, 64% carbohydrates, Vitamin B, and dietary minerals. When the fruit matures, it has a deep purple color. Prune juice is freshly made with prunes. It helps in digestion and controls urge.


12 Blackberry

Blackberry has a tart and sweet flavor. Dried blackberry are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. It’s a delicious chewy snack.  Blackberry is rich in Vitamin A, C, E, and K, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, and Zinc. Mexico produces the blackberry more and exports.


13 Pistachio

Pistachio is a unique, sweet flavor dry fruit. It’s a delicious fruit rich in oleic acid and antioxidants, carotenes, vitamin E, copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, selenium, zinc, and polyphenolic antioxidant. The plant of blueberry is medium- sized, bushy, broad, and deciduous tree. Pistachio is food for the heart, has anti-inflammation properties, prevents diabetes, haemoglobin, and blood circulations.


14 Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are used to make praline and used with combination with chocolate products like Nutella and Frangelico. Hazelnuts are rich in monounsaturated fat, vitamin E, protein, manganese, and other nutrients. It is cultivated annually during mid-autumn.


15 Pine Nuts

Pine Nuts are dried to eat. It is rich in calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, and zinc. Pine nuts are added to meat, salads, fish, and vegetable dishes. The shell of pine nuts is removed from it before eating the nut.


16 Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe is also known as muskmelon, rockmelon, or sweet melon. Cantaloupe is rich in protein, fat, vitamin A, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Cantaloupe is dried to eat it as a dry fruit or else it can also be eaten as fresh fruit or salad or as dessert.


17 Zante Currant

Zante Currant is also known as Corinth Raisins or Corinthian Raisins or is also simply called Currant. Greece produces zante currant more, and it is rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, types of minerals. It also contains variety of vitamins like vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E,Choline, and Folate.


18 Anise

Anise is also called aniseed; it’s famous in Southwest Asia and the Mediterranean region. It is widely cultivated and foods. It is used as carminative in medicine. Anise was first cultivated in Egypt. It’s very aromatic and sweet.

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19 Areca Nut

Areca Nut is a fruit of areca palm. It is grown in Tropical, Pacific, Asia, and Southeast regions.  Areca nut affects all the parts of the human body including heart, lungs, brain, reproductive organs, and gastrointestinal track. It also effects the immune system of the human body.


20 Saffron

Saffron is a flower of Crocus Sativus. It is used as a spice. It has various nutrients like Vitamin A, Thiamine B1, Riboflavin B2, Niacin B3, Vitamin B6, Folate B9, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin D, and Vitamin D1. It also has various minerals like calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, and zinc.