Plums (Aus) have a sweet and tart flavour, as well as a pleasant aroma. They only have 46 calories per 100 g, contain no saturated fats and are full of minerals and vitamins. They can be enjoyed fresh or can be added to puddings, jams, and jellies. Plum juice is used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages. Plum chutney or dip is famous in Indian cuisine and is served along with stuffed Indian bread. It is also relished as a condiment along with the meat delicacies.
Plums are high in carbohydrates, low in fat and low in calories. They are an excellent source of vitamin A, C, calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium and fibre. Free of sodium and cholesterol.
Ways to eat
Plums taste best consumed off the tree or fresh, but are a fine source of nutrition in its dried form as well.
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