A Honeydew Melon, also known as a honey melon, is the fruit of one cultivar group of the muskmelon, Cucumis Melo in the Gourd family. The Majority of world production comes from China, Iran, Turkey, India, and the USA.
Honeydew melon is a member of the melon family of fruits and usually has a pale green sweet and juicy flesh inside hard rind. The Honey Melon is round to oval ranging from 4to 8 pounds. It has a smooth firm outer rind that turns from green to whitish yellow as it matures. The crisp and juicy flesh is medium to pale green with the deepest shade occurring just below the skin. The ripen honey melon have the best flavor and highest sugar content. Honey melon is a nutritious fruit because they contain several Vitamins and Minerals.
They will usually keep well at room temperature for about 2 to 4 days. If stored properly in the fridge, then it will keep for about 5 to 7 days.
They are mostly used in fresh preparations such as fruit salads or cold soups. The purred flesh can be added to sauces, smoothies, cocktails, and syrups. The sweet flavor of the Honey Melon will compliment in breakfast and dessert preparations.
There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,
Nutritional Value of Honey Melon contains per 100gms is mentioned below:
Energy 36 kcal
Carbohydrates 9.09 g
Sugars 8.12 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Fat 0.14 g
Protein 0.54 g
Thiamine (B1) 0.038 mg Riboflavin (B2) 0.012 mg
Niacin (B3) 0.418 mg Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.155 mg
Vitamin B6 0.088 mg Folate (B9) 19 μg
Vitamin C 18 mg Vitamin K 2.9 μg
Calcium 6 mg Iron 0.17 mg
Magnesium 10 mg Manganese 0.027 mg
Phosphorus 11 mg Potassium 228 mg
Sodium 18 mg Zinc 0.09 mg
Color: Pale Green