An elongated green to greenish yellow passion fruit. The skin is leathery but unlike the other passion fruit soft. The skin is not edible. The orange colored flesh with the seeds are edible.
Countries of origin:
Curuba is the sweet and sour taste and is mostly used as a base for a sauce.
The curuba is picked green and ripen in curuba the color yellow.
Halve the passion fruit and scoop out the flesh. Put the pulp through a sieve if you do not want to use the seeds.
The passion fruit contains alkoloïde which lowers blood pressure.
Nutritional value per 100 grams:
|Calories||102 Kcal||B-Caroten||0.15 mg|
|Carbohydrates||19 grams||Vit B1||0.02 mg|
|Calcium||18 mg||Vit B2||0.10 mg|
|Phosphorus||55 mg||Vit C||17 mg|