Top 10 Fruits You've Never Heard Of

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We all love to eat fruits because of its sweet taste and health benefits but you will be amazed to know that there are so many rarest variety of fruits grown in different part of the world in some different unique climate and soil that are more tastiest then regular fruits that we eat by purchasing from our local fruit market. Here we have listed top 10 fruits that you may not eaten before or heard.

The jackfruit is native to Southeast Asia. Jackfruit have a distinctive sweet and fruity aroma. Ripe jackfruit is naturally sweet, with subtle flavoring.

Hala fruit is native to eastern Australia and Hawaii. The round fruit is a cluster of seed pods. As it ripens, the fruit breaks apart into single seeds called keys. The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. They have a sweet taste and the fibrous green tips actually help clean your teeth.

Durian fruit is native to Southeast Asia and is regarded by many people as the "king of fruits". This fruit is distinctive for its large size, strong odour, and formidable thorn-covered husk. Some people regard the durian as having a pleasantly sweet fragrance; others find the aroma overpowering with an unpleasant odour.

The wood apple tree is native to India, but is also found in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and various other regions in the southern part of Asia. Their shells are tough, and the inside is brownish pulp with small white seeds.

Salak is a species of palm tree native to Indonesia. The fruits grow in clusters at the base of the palm, and are also known as snake fruit due to the reddish-brown scaly skin. The pulp is edible and contains nutrients like thiamine, iron and calcium as well as vitamin C.

Ackee fruit is a strange looking fruit that grows in the tropical regions of Western Africa. The fruit is pear-shaped. When it ripens, it turns from green to a bright red to yellow-orange, and splits open to reveal three large, shiny black seeds, each partly surrounded by soft, creamy or spongy, white to yellow flesh.

Jabuticaba is a rare purple colored fruit native to South-eastern Brazil. It is a thick-skinned berry and typically measures 3 to 4 cm in diameter. The fruit resembles that of a slip-skin grape. It has a thick, purple, astringent skin that encases a sweet, white or rosy pink gelatinous flesh.

Chinese bitter cucumber is a strange and beautiful red fruit originating from Vietnam. The fruits first appear green, but later ripen to a dark orange color. They have a moderate sweetness some may compare to the fresh fruitiness of a cucumber or melon with a hint of carrot.

Buddha’s Hand citron is also commonly known as Fingered citron and in China it symbolizes happiness and long life and is often used in displays at home and temple altars. Its flavor is described as a unique blend of bitter and sweet, similar to kumquats and tangerines, with lavender notes and a bright lemon highlight.

Miracle fruit tree grows in the tropical forests of West Africa where it is known of its sweet berry, which has a low sugar content and a mildly sweet tang. It contains a glycoprotein molecule, with some trailing carbohydrate chains, called miraculin.