Green Harvest

 

 

Code

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MA01

Hindi Name

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Raisins

English Name

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Raisins 

Botanical_Name

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Vicis vinifera  

Description 

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Raisins have been used as food from very ancient times. They had been known to the traders of the Mediterranean Coast even in Greek and Roman ages. Raisins are produced in several pans of the world, but the great bulk of world product comes from Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, California, Australia and South Africa 

Uses

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The raisins are esteemed for their rare food value. The table below shows raisins are rich in carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. They form a very valuable food when taken with milk. They supplement each other as the milk contains sufficient protein and the raisins, sugar. In same way they can be taken with advantage with nuts such as cashew nut, walnut and groundnut. Raisins are extensively used in salads. They may be-added to curries They are also used in the bakery and confectionary and widely used in the preparation of jams jellies